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Sure enough, the water spread upward, devouring salts as it went.

Populations across the globe today may devour Starbucks, KFC, and Coca-Cola.

Meanwhile, Krans devoured films like Indiana Jones and The Goonies—tales of explorers and treasure-hunters.

Trader Joe’sThese button-sized cookies are piled into a plastic bucket so they can be devoured by the handful.

The smell of “world-famous” apple pies will still be wafting across New England, and the treats are just as easily devoured at six-foot-spaced outdoor tables.

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The critters have the propensity to devour their babies if alarmed and so require a calm environment for breeding.

Before he knew it, he had more animals on his hands than his snakes could devour.

Finally, an answer to that long-burning question: Where can we watch foodie hamsters devour gourmet miniature burritos?

Or, some of us (many of us), devour 14 in a row with breaks just for bathroom and answering the door for the delivery man.

I am more determined than ever to get into Gaza just so I can sit on the beach and devour this Bedouin feast with my hands.

And it shall devour the mountains, and burn the wilderness, and consume all that is green as with fire.

And thou hast delivered me, according to the multitude of the mercy of thy name, from them that did roar, prepared to devour.

But ask for friars, soldiers, and State dependents to come and devour our wealth, and instantly you will get them.

The Syrians from the east, and, the Philistines from the west: and they shall devour Israel with open mouth.

On land and in sea the animal creation chase and maim, and slay and devour each other.

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On this page you'll find 115 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to devour, such as: absorb, destroy, eat, exhaust, feed on, and gobble.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.