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consume

verb

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1 to destroy all trace of
  • massive fires had consumed hundreds of square miles of forest

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2 to make complete use of
  • the mining company consumed all of the local mineral resources and then moved on

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The first known use of consume was in the 14th century

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“Consume.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/consume. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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