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Sure enough, the water spread upward, devouring salts as it went.Mars’s mascara-like streaks may be caused by slush and landslides|Charlie Wood|February 3, 2021|Popular Science
Populations across the globe today may devour Starbucks, KFC, and Coca-Cola.Why a Universal Society Is Unattainable - Issue 95: Escape|Mark W. Moffett|January 14, 2021|Nautilus
Meanwhile, Krans devoured films like Indiana Jones and The Goonies—tales of explorers and treasure-hunters.A CIA spyplane crashed outside Area 51 a half-century ago. This explorer found it.|Sarah Scoles|January 5, 2021|Popular Science
Trader Joe’sThese button-sized cookies are piled into a plastic bucket so they can be devoured by the handful.Who makes the best chocolate chip cookie? We tasted 14 top brands and ranked them.|Matt Brooks|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
The smell of “world-famous” apple pies will still be wafting across New England, and the treats are just as easily devoured at six-foot-spaced outdoor tables.
The critters have the propensity to devour their babies if alarmed and so require a calm environment for breeding.
Before he knew it, he had more animals on his hands than his snakes could devour.The Weird Underground World of Urban Animal Husbandry|Dale Eisinger|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Finally, an answer to that long-burning question: Where can we watch foodie hamsters devour gourmet miniature burritos?Viral Video of the Day: Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos|The Daily Beast Video|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or, some of us (many of us), devour 14 in a row with breaks just for bathroom and answering the door for the delivery man.
I am more determined than ever to get into Gaza just so I can sit on the beach and devour this Bedouin feast with my hands.
And it shall devour the mountains, and burn the wilderness, and consume all that is green as with fire.
And thou hast delivered me, according to the multitude of the mercy of thy name, from them that did roar, prepared to devour.
But ask for friars, soldiers, and State dependents to come and devour our wealth, and instantly you will get them.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The Syrians from the east, and, the Philistines from the west: and they shall devour Israel with open mouth.
On land and in sea the animal creation chase and maim, and slay and devour each other.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford