devouring

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

devouring

  1. Present participle of devour.

NounEdit

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.
Last modified on 18 April 2014, at 19:38