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verzehren

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verzehren (v)

Definition: to consume; sich nach jemandem verzehren -> to yearn, long for someone

Pronunciation: [fer-zaeh-ren]

Example:
Diese Eifersucht verzehrt mein Herz
- This jealousness consumes my heart.

Der Tiger verzehrt im Jahr um die hundert Stück Großwild. - The tiger consumes each year around one hundred large wild animals.

Related:: fressen, verspeisen, verputzen

Homonym: verzerren ->to contort, distort
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