consuming (part of speech: verb)
receiving (part of speech: verb)
eating (part of speech: verb)
- Then of course I apologised, and sat watching him drinking great draughts out of a basin and devouring huge slices of bread and butter. - "Burr Junior", G. Manville Fenn.
- O it is pity that so precious a thing should be parted withal, to be made a prey for the devouring lion, for that which is worse than nothing! - "The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3", John Bunyan.
- Each seized something in his mouth, but our cries prevented them from remaining and devouring the whole of our provisions, which they undoubtedly otherwise would have done. - "Adventures in the Far West", W.H.G. Kingston.