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devour
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • We stood watching the street fill with men and cars while fire silently devoured Miss Maudie’s house.
    p.92.7
  • Dill devoured it, chewing with his front teeth, as was his custom.
    p.186.8

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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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