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Verb: devour  di'vaw(-u)r
  1. Destroy completely
    "Fire had devoured our home"
     
  2. Enjoy avidly
    "She devoured his novels"
     
  3. Eat up completely, as with great appetite
    - demolish, down [informal], consume, go through
     
  4. Eat greedily
    "he devoured three sandwiches";
    - guttle, raven, pig [informal]

Derived forms: devoured, devours, devouring

Type of: bask, destroy, eat, eat up, enjoy, finish, love, polish off [informal], relish, ruin, savor [US], savour [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Devour