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devours, 3rd person singular present; devoured, past tense; devoured, past participle; devouring, present participle;
  1. Eat (food or prey) hungrily or quickly
    • - he devoured half of his burger in one bite
  2. (of fire, disease, or other forces) Consume (someone or something) destructively
    • - the hungry flames devoured the old house
  3. Read (something) quickly and eagerly
    • - she spent her evenings devouring the classics
  4. (of a person) Be totally absorbed by an unpleasant feeling
    • - she was devoured by need

  1. destroy completely; "Fire had devoured our home"
  2. enjoy avidly; "She devoured his novels"
  3. eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"
  4. eat greedily; "he devoured three sandwiches"
  5. (devouring) avid: (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous; "avid for adventure"; "an avid ambition to succeed"; "fierce devouring affection"; "the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity"; "greedy for fame"
  6. Devour is a 2005 horror film directed by David Winkler.
  7. "Devour" is a song recorded and performed by the hard rock band Shinedown. The song was released as the first single in promotion of the band's third studio album, The Sound of Madness. The track landed online and at multi-format rock radio outlets nationwide on May 5. ...
  8. (The Devouring) The Devouring is a teen horror novel by author Simon Holt. This book was published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers on September 1, 2008. The Devouring is the first in a series; the second book, titled The Devouring #2: Soulstice, was released September 1, 2009.
  9. To eat quickly, greedily, or hungrily; to eat by swallowing large bits of food with little or no chewing
  10. A mid-range Motorola phone for Verizon with a sliding keyboard and Motoblur.
  11. ge-etan (5); forswelgan; fretan
  12. This ability is written Devour X. As a creature with devour enters the battlefield, its controller may sacrifice any number of creatures in order to put X +1/+1 counters on the devouring creature for each creature sacrificed. Devour appears on Jund cards in the Alara block.
  13. (v.) gobble up, wolf down, eat hungrily