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Definition of "devours" [devours]

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of devour. (verb)

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Use "devours" in a sentence
  • "Whatever the new-age justification, the n-word's very use is inappropriate and counterproductive to human relations; the term devours any level of respect-given or received, cultural pride and dignity, and dehumanizes whomever the term is used toward."
  • "The sword devours one as well as another, Josiah as well as Ahab."
  • "Even the tender and delicate shall share in the common calamity; the sword devours one as well as another."