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1‘he guzzled all that was on the table’
gobble, gobble up, gulp, bolt, wolf, devour, eat greedily, eat hungrily, cram oneself with, stuff oneself with, gourmandize on
informal tuck into, put away, pack away, demolish, polish off, stuff one's face with, pig oneself on, murder, shovel down
British informal scoff, shift
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