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devour
used in Romeo and Juliet

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Definition
to completely consume, destroy, or engulf (surround or cover)
  •   Then love-devouring death do what he dare;
      It is enough I may but call her mine.
    2.6 — Act 2 Scene 6 — Friar Lawrence's Cell (20% in)
devouring = consuming (destroying completely)
There are no more uses of "devour" in Romeo and Juliet.

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