Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of devouring or consuming.

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Examples

  • Unfortunately, the rest of the galaxy believes this pilgrimage will set off a catastrophic devourment, whereby the Void will engulf the rest of the stars n the galaxy.

    Peter F Hamilton Interview

  • This attempt, it is feared, will bring about a new devourment phase that may destroy the entire galaxy.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • The Void, it turns out, periodically expands in what is called a "devourment phase," destroying everything in its path.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • He has to stop and breathe with his arms out at his side between furious bouts of devourment.

    Just before my trip to Austin, I'm writing in a Starbucks and see this...

  • He has to stop and breathe with his arms out at his side between furious bouts of devourment.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • In the hungry light of the houseboat he could see the fiery ravishment of her legs and belly; he could smell the other man, and her devourment of him.

    Tours of the Black Clock

  • Just after the Second Dreamer ended his contact with the Skylord, the Void began a devourment phase.

    The Dreaming Void

  • “Do you think the next galaxy along will mount a Restoration project for all the species which the Void devourment phase exterminates?”

    The Dreaming Void

  • Their entry to the Void will provoke a massive devourment phase.

    The Dreaming Void

  • They were Raiel-built; a ‘defence system’ in case a Void devourment phase broke through the Wall.

    The Dreaming Void

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