Definition and Meanings for devouring
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Part of Speech of devouring
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of devouring
Meaning of devouring
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to eat up with greediness; to consume ravenously; to feast upon like a wild beast or a glutton; to prey upon.
- to seize upon and destroy or appropriate greedily, selfishly, or wantonly; to consume; to swallow up; to use up; to waste; to annihilate.
- to enjoy with avidity; to appropriate or take in eagerly by the senses.