Are devoured by - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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be devoured by (something)
To be dominated or overwhelmed by a particular emotion. I was totally devoured by anger the last time I saw my enemy.
be devoured by something be filled with a strong emotion that seems to control you: She was devoured by envy and hatred.
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In a term-limits world, the Deatons stand in the lobby, jingling the change in their pockets as the elected saps are devoured by
the revolving door.