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

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

  • 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 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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