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devours

verb
present tense third-person singular of devour

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

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“Devours.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/devours. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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