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used in All Quiet on the Western Front

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eat rapidly and completely — usually due to being very hungry
  • In the adjoining sector they attacked two large cats and a dog, bit them to death and devoured them.
    Chapter 6 (10% in)
devoured = ate rapidly and completely
  • Hunger devours me, I could almost weep for something to eat, I cannot struggle against it.
    Chapter 9 (71% in)
devours = consumes (or in a figurative sense, eats away at)
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