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devour
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
devoured three sandwiches
Definition
eat rapidly and completely — usually due to being very hungry
  • Dill devoured it, chewing with his front teeth, as was his custom.
    p. 186.8
devoured = ate rapidly and completely
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2  —1 use as in:
devoured by flames
Definition
to completely consume, destroy, or engulf (surround or cover)
  • We stood watching the street fill with men and cars while fire silently devoured Miss Maudie's house.
    p. 92.7
devoured = consumed or destroyed completely
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