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Definition of "devouring" []

  • Present participle of devour. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "devouring" in a sentence
  • "“I sincerely trust,” said Hilary, “that he has not what they call devouring passions.”"
  • "What becomes of these ardent young spirits, the inner history of journalism in any great city might pathetically show; but the outside world knows them only in the fine frenzy of interviewing, or of recording the midnight ravages of what they call the devouring element, or of working up horrible murders or tragical accidents, or of tracking criminals who have baffled all the detectives."
  • "But unfortunately, the "biting and devouring" is there in the Church even today as an expression of a poorly understood freedom."