devouring

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

devouring

  1. present participle of devour

Noun[edit]

devouring (plural devourings)

  1. The act by which something is devoured.
    • 1982, Frederick Asals, Flannery O'Connor, the Imagination of Extremity, page 189:
      But like all the other symbolic devourings in the novel, this one too brings its revelation.