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    devour

    devour - Dictionary definition and meaning for word devour

    Definition
    (verb) destroy completely
    Example Sentence
    • Fire had devoured our home
    Definition
    (verb) enjoy avidly
    Example Sentence
    • She devoured his novels
    Definition
    (verb) eat immoderately
    Synonyms : consume , down , go through
    Example Sentence
    • Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal
    Definition
    (verb) eat greedily
    Synonyms : guttle , pig , raven
    Example Sentence
    • he devoured three sandwiches
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for devour

after devout(due to 'fasting', you will not eat anything for whole day) we devour(eat immoderately)

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