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devouring

adjective

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devouring

verb
present participle of devour

Synonyms & Antonyms of devouring (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Devouring.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/devouring. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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