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Suffering from severe hunger
“Thousands of buffalo emerged and allowed themselves to be killed to feed the starving tribal members.”
Emaciated from hunger or malnourishment
“There may be a moral duty to help a starving child, but in this case, there is also a political dimension that alters the moral duty.”
Given to excessive eating
Present participle for to die from lack of food
“A number of the prisoners we saw are starving.”
Having nothing to eat
Depriving or dispossessing
“The electricity industry is not the only one to be starved of investment.”
Present participle for to refrain from doing something
Present participle for restrict oneself to small amounts or special kinds of food in order to lose weight
Present participle for to restrict one's consumption, typically of food
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