devouring

devouring
de'vour·ing || -ərɪŋ adj. avid, greedy; passionately or excessively desirous de·vour || dɪ'vaʊə v. prey upon, tear to pieces; gobble, consume, gorge

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  • all-devouring — adj. prenom. 1. both plant and flesh eating; said of animals. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Self-devouring — Self de*vour ing, a. Devouring one s self or itself. Danham. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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