Usage examples for consuming

  1. For in truth too many do thus feel the need of destroying- though it be without cause- a happiness, love, or a hope that is theirs, thereby to obtain clearer vision of self in the light of the consuming flame. – Wisdom and Destiny by Maurice Maeterlinck
  2. At first, indeed, he hoped Ollomand had enclosed his brother's troops, and was consuming them by his fires. – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  3. But I knew different, and besides, I had a constant and consuming desire for a house of mine own, however small. – The Dew of Their Youth by S. R. Crockett