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Adj.1.all-devouring - (of animals) both plant-eating and flesh-eatingall-devouring - (of animals) both plant-eating and flesh-eating
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
omnivorous - feeding on both plants and animals
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Southern journalist and storyteller, Poland, cites author James DickeyAEs feelings about the loss of things Southern in 1995: He odeplored the industrial culture and the industrial civilization that had encroached on the Southern pastoral and agrarian way of life,o which he called othe Leviathan--the all-devouring beast of the Bible.
Bearing in mind the size of the new, all-devouring beast to be created in the health sector, it is easy to understand how the black holes of CyTA and CyBC will pale into insignificance when compared to those of the new Minotaur.
There, the family farm has been part of a long settler-colonial narrative that's pit the smallholder against an array of vastly more powerful villains -- indigenous peoples whose lands the farmers have stolen, cattle barons lusting for pastureland (and sometimes the freeholder's pretty wife) and, more recently, all-devouring agribusiness.
We have seen the last old-school, Jewishly observant, housecoat-wearing, perpetually bellowing, all-devouring, ultra-controlling, super-insular, Yiddishly inflected, son-emasculating Jewish Mother on network television.
The Vulture is the all-devouring Vandal and Great Philistine, a threat to civilization.
It becomes a demanding, all-devouring, insatiable monster, which takes its toll on all around it.
Amid all-devouring chaos in Mike Ashley's power chamber, a depleted and savaged playing squad has lost but three matches out of 16 played.
He divides fatal discontinuities, for example, into known catastrophic risks such as volcanic mega-eruptions and virulent pandemics (which have happened before, so we can calculate the probability over the next 50 years), plausible catastrophic risks such as accidental nuclear wars (which have not happened and are much more difficult to rate quantitatively) and entirely speculative risks such as the emergence of an all-devouring gooey nano-species.
Nose-picking, all-devouring, looting little thieves - they will destroy anything they are told to and give their lives in the process.
They still remember a truth from ancient days, and that is that the oceans and the world will end suddenly by means of an all-devouring funnel.
Death becomes a more explicit focus as the story progresses, and the rebuses' contrast switches from black on white to white on an all-devouring black.
Next to that is whether some unseen but all-devouring, wood-rotting fungus is lurking under the floors.