|Origin:||devorer, from Latin vorare 'to swallow'|
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to eat something quickly because you are very hungry:
The boys devoured their pancakes.
to read something quickly and eagerly, or watch something with great interest:
He devoured science fiction books.
to be filled with a strong feeling that seems to control you:
Cindy felt devoured by jealousy.
to destroy someone or something:
Her body had been almost entirely devoured by the disease.
to use up all of something:
a job that devours all my energy