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devour

verb

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1 to destroy all trace of
  • a series of devastating storms devoured the beach on the south side of the island

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2 to make complete use of
  • a catastrophic medical event that devoured their savings

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3 to swallow or eat greedily
  • the starving villagers simply devoured the relief food

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

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“Devour.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/devour. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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