Adjective "Devour" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Devour


    Definition:

    1. to swallow or eat up hungrily, voraciously, or ravenously.

    2. to consume destructively, recklessly, or wantonly: Fire devoured the old museum.

    3. to engulf or swallow up.

    4. to take in greedily with the senses or intellect: to devour the works of Freud.

    5. to absorb or engross wholly: a mind devoured by fears.

    Examples:

    "people can be devour."