1. devouring

adjective. ['dɪˈvaʊɝɪŋ'] (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous.


  • wishful
  • esurient
  • desirous
  • greedy


  • unenthusiastic
  • unambitious
  • abstemious
  • thirsty

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Words that Rhyme with Devouring

  • empowering
  • scouring
  • glowering
  • flowering
  • towering
  • souring
  • showering
  • powering
  • cowering

Example sentences of the word devouring

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
You might spot orcas catching and throwing sea lions or seals into the air before devouring them.

2. Noun, singular or mass
His mouth is rendered open as if to suggest the devouring of enemies.

Quotes containing the word devouring

1. The pure present is an ungraspable advance of the past devouring the future. In truth, all sensation is already memory.
- Henri Bergson, Matter and Memory

2. It's how we see the world that keeps the darkness beyond at bay. Keeps it from pouring through and devouring us. I think all of us might know that, way down deep.
- Stephen King

2. all-devouring

adjective. (of animals) both plant-eating and flesh-eating.


  • insectivorous
  • carnivorous