Examples and usage of DEVOUR
To better understand the meaning of DEVOUR, certain examples of its usage are presented.Examples from famous English prose on the use of the word DEVOUR
"Around them, snarling and jumping, was a pack of dogs, waiting to devour the waste"- The word/phrase 'devour' was used by 'Mario Vargas Llosa' in 'Who killed palomino molero'.
"A siberian cat, that rats and mice may not devour my goods"- 'Anton Chekhov' has used the devour in the novel The stories of anton chekhov.
DEVOUR usage in Proverbs/Idioms
Usage of "DEVOUR": Examples from famous English Poetry
"This crumbling pageant shall devour"
- This term devour was used by John Dryden in the Poem A song for st. cecilia's day, 1687.
"Which wrinkles will devour;"
- This term devour was used by Thomas Nashe in the Poem In time of pestilence.
"He has done petuously devour"
- This term devour was used by William Dunbar in the Poem Lament for the makers.