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Adjective
Approaching starvation, emaciated and malnourished
“The officers in Paterson were responding to a report of a starved puppy being kept outside in the heat with no food or water.”
Adjective
Emaciated from hunger or malnourishment
“You have to feed the starved body a little at a time so that it can get well again.”
Adjective
Lean, thin, and having little flesh
Adjective
Wanting or devouring great quantities of food
Adjective
Deprived of or lacking (something)
Verb
Past tense for to die from lack of food
“A number of the prisoners we saw are starving.”
Verb
Went short of food
Verb
Deprived or dispossessed
“The electricity industry is not the only one to be starved of investment.”
Verb
Past tense for to refrain from doing something
Verb
Past tense for restrict oneself to small amounts or special kinds of food in order to lose weight
Verb
Past tense for to restrict one's consumption, typically of food
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