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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 immoderately
    "Some people can devour a pound of meat in the course of one meal";
    - down, consume, go through
  4. Eat greedily
    "he devoured three sandwiches";
    - guttle, raven, pig

Derived forms: devouring, devoured, devours

Type of: bask, destroy, eat, enjoy, love, relish, ruin, savor [US], savour [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Devour