devouring


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(often followed by 'for') ardently or excessively desirous

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The devouring violence of God must be positively harnessed in order to dismantle the machinery of human cruelty.
Mulligan Stew(TM) Pet Food is the number-one choice for these devotees: "My dog, Kona, has been devouring Mulligan Stew(TM) for 3 months, and I've noticed an increase in his energy when we are out skiing.
Fiery, leg extensions coexist with rippling torsos and voluptuous arm swings, while the devouring and rearranging of space remains a priority.
Where de Kooning's women were often described as appearing as if they were about to devour the onlooker (or any male in proximity), Schutz takes things a dramatic step further by depicting figures devouring themselves.
Ethnic cuisines from Korea, India, Italy, Saudi Arabia, England and Holland were served, and, after devouring these delicacies, the guests were treated to a variety show.
Astronomers have discovered, behind this shroud of thick dust, a dark entity devouring everything around it.
Soaring house prices mean these payments are now devouring a third of their income, compared with less than a quarter in the mid-90s, the Cheltenham & Gloucester's affordability index reveals.
Smashing your face in a blueberry pie to win a pie-eating contest might turn your stomach, but blueberries are worth devouring because they're good for you.
In just 10 years, the number of chip mills in the region has more than tripled--to at least 150--each devouring an average of 10,000 acres of forest a year," says Danna Smith, executive director of the Dogwood Alliance, a consortium of environmental groups opposing chip mill operations.
Customers are devouring our Crispy Fish Tacos, and we're getting set to run the celebrity TV spots again, featuring Cindy Margolis, Wayne Newton and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar," said Joe Senger, Del Taco's vice president of marketing.
A fast-moving wildfire swept through eastern Ventura County on Saturday, destroying mobile homes in Moorpark, threatening hundreds of houses in Simi Valley and devouring thousands of acres of tinder-dry brush.
Eagerly devouring their environment, the snails drew curious maps--the images have a strong cartographic appearance--while escaping the territory.
Increasing urban development is devouring land once home to milkweed--a staple Without which they starve, Farmers' increased use of milkweed--killing pesticides also gravely threatens their food supply.
Twisting space-time and devouring anything--even light--that gets too close, black holes rank among the most bizarre objects in the cosmos.
Over the past couple of years, images such as this are presenting significant problems for network personnel by devouring bandwidth and eating up both network and personal productivity.