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verb [transitive] devour pronunciation in British English /dɪˈvaʊə(r)/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theydevour
he/she/itdevours
present participledevouring
past tensedevoured
past participledevoured
  1. 2
    to read, watch, or listen to something with a lot of interest or enthusiasm

    He was already devouring detective fiction as a young child.

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  2. 3
    if you are devoured by a feeling, you feel it very strongly and cannot get rid of it

    Chris was devoured by curiosity.

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