Definition of Devoured

1. Verb. (past of devour) ¹



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Definition of Devoured

1. devour [v] - See also: devour

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devoured

devoters
devotes
devoting
devotion
devotional
devotionalities
devotionality
devotionally
devotionals
devotions
devotor
devotors
devots
devour
devourable
devoured (current term)
devourer
devourers
devouress
devouresses
devoureth
devouring
devouring(a)
devouringly
devours
devout
devouter
devoutest
devoutful
devoutless

Literary usage of Devoured

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1. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1860)
"However, since the lion and the bear have not aa yet devoured me, I hope God will also deliver us from the next uncircumcised Philistine. ..."

2. The woman in white by Wilkie Collins (1871)
"Suppose you have a little of both ? and suppose you begin with the chicken, because Mr. Hartright looks devoured by anxiety to carve for you. ..."

3. Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of His Noble by Thomas Malory, Alfred William Pollard, William Caxton (1903)
"... battle of S1r Bors, and of his departing, and how he met Sir Lionel taken and beaten with thorns, and also of a maid which should have been devoured. ..."

4. Twenty Years in the Philippines by Paul Proust de La Gironière (1854)
"... or Alligators—Instances of their Ferocity- Imprudence and Death of my Shepherd—Method of entrapping the Monster which had devoured him—We Attack and ..."

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