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devour

US [dɪˈvaʊr]
UK [dɪˈvaʊə(r)]
  • v.吞噬;吞没;毁灭;(尤指因饥饿而)狼吞虎咽地吃光
  • Web吞食;吞吃;挥霍
Simple Present:devours  Present Participle:devouring  Past Tense:devoured  
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v.
1.
~ sth
(尤指因饥饿而)狼吞虎咽地吃光to eat all of sth quickly, especially because you are very hungry
2.
津津有味地看;如饥似渴地读to read or look at sth with great interest and enthusiasm
She devoured everything she could lay her hands on: books, magazines and newspapers.
无论是书、杂志,还是报纸,只要能弄到手,她都看得津津有味。
3.
~ sb/th
吞没;吞噬;毁灭to destroy sb/sth
Flames devoured the house.
大火吞噬了这栋房子。

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