Consumingly \Con*sum"ing*ly\, adv. In a consuming manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • consume — 1 eat or drink. 2 completely destroy; reduce to nothing or to tiny particles (fire consumed the building). 3 (as consumed adj.) possessed by or entirely taken up (foll. by with : consumed with rage). 4 use up (time, energy, etc.).… …   Useful english dictionary

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