Sentence Examples


  • Her eyes widened, then ran over him as if she were appraising a sinful dessert, ready to devour it.
  • Were they waiting to devour Penny, or were they waiting to finish off Brutus?
  • The wild dogs were gathering around the circle of light now, and two of them boldly began to devour Penny.
  • Not to speak of insects which feed upon the pitcher itself, some drop their eggs into the putrescent mass, where their larvae find abundant nourishment, while birds often slit open the pitchers with their beaks and devour the maggots in their turn.
  • If they had, they would devour all who passed near them.

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