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devour
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Ender's Game
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  • Only now their teeth could tear; Ender, weaponless, was quickly devoured.
  • Are all the others animals, waiting only to devour?

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  • Peter had devoured it too often to bear it that it might have been Valentine all along.
  • Peter has always been a husbandman of pain, planting it, nurturing it, devouring it greedily when it was ripe; better he should take it in these small, sharp doses than with dull cruelty to children in the school.

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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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