starve


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Related to starve: feed a cold starve a fever
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Synonyms for starve

die from lack of food

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  • die from lack of food
  • die from malnourishment

Synonyms for starve

be hungry

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deprive of food

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have a craving, appetite, or great desire for

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deprive of a necessity and cause suffering

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References in classic literature ?
But there were so many chances against them in all these cases, such as storms, to overset and founder them; rains and cold, to benumb and perish their limbs; contrary winds, to keep them out and starve them; that it must have been next to miraculous if they had escaped.
8 ( ANI ): Researchers have found a new technique to starve and kill cancer tumours.
Regime forces have cut off and encircled the area, and the military strategy is to starve the remaining 12,000 residents into submission.
A MOTHER accused of killing her undernourished four-year-old son told detectives it was not her who starved him because "he would starve himself", a court heard.
I don't care if he stays in hospital, is allowed to go back to prison, starves to death, doesn't starve to death or who he compares himself to or why he thinks we're all obsessed with him.
It seems to me that it is quite possible to act on the belief that charity begins at home without advocating that people be left to starve to death.
Chief Powhatan hoped to starve out the English, and refused to trade any more corn to them.
In actual fact, he was not far off the mark: prisoners were allowed to starve to death in other POW camps, North as well as South, and in any case the medical and sanitary conditions of the day practically guaranteed a huge death toll no matter how humanely they functioned.
Starve-the-beast proponents believe that in order to tame the beast, one needs to starve it, with the beast being an obvious reference to Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan depiction of an out-of-control state apparatus.
Bush gave a speech in which he blamed Europe for allowing Africa to starve because of the continent's five-year ban on American imports of genetically modified (GM) foods.
A DIABETIC had to starve himself for almost a week because his operation was cancelled four times.
Her words were `It's a roof over your head, pay the rent and you can starve in comfort'.
The rightwing Republicans not only want to "starve the beast," they want to starve the people.
They said I should make spiritual statements for the next ten years - not only robbing, but standing up and arguing that in this day and age, there is no way that people should be expected to starve," he told the jury as he gave evidence in his defence.
Herbert has a simple suggestion: Don't starve yourself.