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devour
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Animal Farm
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  • Bulls which had always been tractable suddenly turned savage, sheep broke down hedges and devoured the clover, cows kicked the pail over, hunters refused their fences and shot their riders on to the other side.

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as in: devoured three sandwiches Define
eat rapidly and completely -- usually due to being very hungry
as in: devours crime novels Define
to read, listen, or watch with eager interest
as in: devoured by flames Define
to consume or destroy completely
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