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devour
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • Through the rumble of omnibuses, and the clatter of street-cabs, he could hear the droning voice devouring each minute that was left to him.

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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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