Devouring in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Devouring

present participle of devour | The act by which something is devoured.

Short Example Sentence for Devouring

  • 1. Inflammation is devouring his vitals. 🔊
  • 2. Apivorous: devouring bees. 🔊
  • 3. They would not charge again upon those devouring spears. 🔊
  • 4. He looked at her with fierce, devouring eyes. 🔊
  • 5. Henceforward, one devouring desire occupied her mind. 🔊
  • 6. I simply will not have him devouring you with his eyes in that way. 🔊
  • 7. I pictured myself devouring the hams and crackers and jellies like a madman. 🔊
  • 8. Worse than all else, the victors took to devouring the bodies of the slain. 🔊
  • 9. Wolves entered the outlying parts of the town, devouring little children. 🔊
  • 10. Through an opening overhead, he saw the skeleton seized by devouring flames. 🔊
  • 11. With gambols playful as the innocent lamb, To the devouring altar. 🔊
  • 12. Nobody was in waiting but Mrs. Powle; and she waited with devouring anxiety. 🔊

How to use Devouring in a Sentence?

  • 1. But meanwhile you are arousing in me a devouring curiosity as to the nature of the case. 🔊
  • 2. It tasted muddy and disagreeable, but it drowned the fever which was devouring me. 🔊
  • 3. They are so smart and fierce, and look like dragons ready to fight the devouring element. 🔊
  • 4. And yet would suffer your devouring thoughts, To suck the blood of your dead brothers sonne! 🔊
  • 5. But if you had known the devouring furnace that has burned in me day and night you would have pitied me. 🔊
  • 6. In a few minutes the trees and undergrowth were lit up as though a mighty conflagration were devouring them. 🔊
  • 7. His earlier love for her had suddenly burst into a passionate flame that seemed to be devouring his very soul. 🔊
  • 8. A devouring melancholy preyed upon his heart, and seemed to be drying up the very blood in his veins. 🔊
  • 9. In addition to which, he fried ham twice for them when they hinted that they were still hungry after devouring everything before them. 🔊
  • 10. She felt as if swarms of army ants were crawling over her entire body, and were devouring her alive. 🔊
  • 11. Then he waded in until he reached the deepest part of the pool, and waited for the advance of the devouring element. 🔊
  • 12. Warblers and vireos are among the most helpful birds in an orchard, devouring large quantities of insects. 🔊
  • 13. He wandered among old plays like an exile returning with devouring eyes to a dusty ancestral castle. 🔊
  • 14. Okematan occupied himself in stirring the contents of the large kettle, and occasionally devouring a mouthful of pemmican uncooked. 🔊
  • 15. Down swooped the white-winged deliverers, devouring the crickets with incredible voracity until but few were left alive. 🔊
  • 16. The little minnows put on all the snobbish airs of the whales who had grown so large by devouring all the small fish in their business seas. 🔊
  • 17. One has a glass of wine in his hand, and the other is the artist himself, who is laughing heartily at the man devouring the mussels. 🔊
  • 18. I fear my good intentions were tainted with a devouring curiosity, and overlaid by the fascination which goes hand in hand with horror. 🔊
  • 19. And she threw the bread from the basket, and the beautiful birds unbent their curved necks, devouring it voraciously under the water. 🔊
  • 20. The flame ran nimbly up her arm, devouring her thin sleeve, and he had only just time to beat it out with his hands before it reached her hair. 🔊
  • 21. He leaned forward, devouring the hero with his eyes, trying to pierce the bronzed skin, to read the record. 🔊
  • 22. I know what is the matter: they feel dull, they want to work; they are tormented at the idea of devouring their honey instead of making it. 🔊
  • 23. He was a rapid and omnivorous reader, devouring everything from a fairy tale to a blue book, and tearing the heart out of a book at express speed. 🔊
  • 24. It had a look of suffocated grief; it was ravaged; it asked nothing and gave nothing; it was fixed on its one devouring preoccupation. 🔊
  • 25. The strong, devouring all they could get, urged me to be done, and let them finish their fighting, eager for the fray. 🔊
  • 26. Raphael could not be induced to join the company, preferring to spend the night devouring some books lately come from Venice. 🔊
  • 27. Spellbound, I, with the rest of our remaining crew, watched the conquering progress of the devouring element. 🔊
  • 28. Closely allied to the vampire is the were-wolf, which, however, instead of devouring the intellect of human beings, feeds only on their flesh. 🔊