be devoured by something
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.
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be devoured by somethingbe filled with a strong emotion that seems to control you: She was devoured by envy and hatred.
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