Example sentences for: devouring

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

  • The proposed merger between MCI WorldCom and Sprint obviously raises important antitrust questions, since the devouring of the country's third-largest long-distance player by the second-largest might very well not be in the best interests of consumers.

  • The candidates for the Republican leadership are conveying a preoccupation not with solving the nation's problems but with protecting themselves individually and devouring each other.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.”


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