"devours" in the verb sense
"Fire had devoured our home"
"She devoured his novels"
3. devour, demolish, down, consume, go through
eat up completely, as with great appetite
"Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"
"The teenagers demolished four pizzas among them"
4. devour, guttle, raven, pig
"he devoured three sandwiches"
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