Before he knew it, he had more animals on his hands than his snakes could devour.
You get the sense that they want to eat each other, to devour each other.
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.
Wil S. Hylton, The New York Times Magazine Some will be designed to devour things, like pollution.
The critters have the propensity to devour their babies if alarmed and so require a calm environment for breeding.
The robin, for example, has been known to devour two and a half times its weight in earthworms in a single day.
And I snatched her hand; and, more than kissed it, I was ready to devour it.
Whenever a meal was spread for the king, the Harpies used to descend and devour it.
The wolf, that runs away from a lion, will devour a lamb the next moment.
They devour the leaves of forest trees, particularly oaks, and enter the earth to become pup.