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devour (fig. uses): “ the way” (not pre-S.), to cover it with great rapidity 2H4 I. i. 47; Tp. V. i. 155 “they devour their reason” (= make their reason inoperative).
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    • William Shakespeare, The Tempest, 5.1
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