Example sentences for: devouring

How can you use “devouring” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • appetite, appetites mighty, enormous, gargantuan, endless, limitless, unlimited, unfailing, uncontrollable, lusty, voracious, ravenous, (in) satiable, sharp, ferocious, rapacious, devouring, brutish, wolfish, healthy, hearty, greedy, keen, robust, inordinate, substantial, unbridled, avaricious, poor, grotesque, morbid, morose, raucous, finicky, discriminating,, (im) moderate, shrunk, new-found, catholic, postprandial

  • man-eater, a cannibal: a tiger or other animal that has acquired the habit of eating men: a woman given to chasing, catching and devouring men (coll.)

  • Cockroaches devouring a tomato symbolizes the destruction of the new world by European conquistadors.

  • The user is offered a choice with man-eater: “a cannibal: a tiger or other animal that has acquired the habit of eating men: a woman given to chasing, catching and devouring men.”

  • The Mexica Aztecs traveled south under the guidance of the god Huitzilopochtli, who advised them to look for an eagle perched on a prickly pear cactus, devouring a serpent.


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