to eat up greedilyShe devoured half an apple pie.
She was eating a sandwich.
Andrew would consume nearly two pounds of cheese per day.
Polly took a bite of the apple, chewed and swallowed it.
bolt, , , ,
Don't bolt your food.
I was in the changing room wolfing down tea and sandwiches.
I could spend all day gorging on chocolate.
She quickly gulped her tea.
He gobbled all the beef stew.
She had been guzzling lemonade all evening.
pig out on (slang)
to read avidlyHe devoured 17 novels during his tour of India.
He enjoys playing cricket.
Refined sugars are absorbed into the bloodstream very quickly.
Anyone can appreciate our music.
He ate quietly, relishing his meal.
be preoccupied with,
be engrossed by,
read compulsively or voraciously
to engulf and destroy
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in the sense of absorb
to soak up a liquidRefined sugars are absorbed into the bloodstream very quickly.
in the sense of annihilate
to destroy (a place or a group of people) completelyThe army was annihilated.
devour 的词库—— 柯林斯 英语词库
Life on the edge