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adjective [before noun] uk   /dɪˈvaʊə.rɪŋ/ us    /-ˈvaʊɚ.ɪŋ/ literary
a devouring emotion is extremely strong and usually causes damage: She is driven by a devouring ambition/passion.Strong feelings
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