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Crime and Punishment
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  • Let them devour each other alive—what is to me?
  • I purposely refrained from referring to your affair, though I am devoured by curiosity.

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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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