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I just devoured film, but there was a point in my teens when I started to run a little film society.

Outside parliament, anyone who challenged the clamour for partition was devoured by the mobs.

I hungrily devoured this wild conspiratorial narrative, eager to be a young Jedi in the rebellion against the evolutionary Empire.

The violence that has devoured parts of Bangladesh over the last week was not a spontaneous outburst by disgruntled democrats.

It took an hour for the six “traitors” to be devoured by the pack.

He simply devoured books, studying every detail of construction, and learning a great deal as to style and effect.

He devoured it whole with a kind of visual gulp—a flash; the entire meaning first, then lines, then separate words.

Confusion hath devoured the labour of our fathers from our youth, their flocks and their herds, their sons and their daughters.

They worshipped her as if she was a being of another world, devoured her; all the treasures of life were centred in her.

And thou hast taken thy sons, and thy daughters, whom thou hast borne to me: and hast sacrificed the same to them to be devoured.

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On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to devoured, such as: broken, demolished, devastated, lost, ravaged, and ruined.

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