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    starve

    starve - Dictionary definition and meaning for word starve

    Definition
    (verb) be hungry; go without food
    Synonyms : famish , hunger
    Example Sentence
    • Let's eat--I'm starving!
    Definition
    (verb) die of food deprivation
    Synonyms : famish
    Example Sentence
    • The political prisoners starved to death
    • Many famished in the countryside during the drought
    Definition
    (verb) deprive of food
    Synonyms : famish
    Example Sentence
    • They starved the prisoners
    Definition
    (verb) have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
    Synonyms : crave , hunger , lust , thirst
    Definition
    (verb) deprive of a necessity and cause suffering
    Example Sentence
    • he is starving her of love
    • The engine was starved of fuel
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for starve

starve resemble the word stove with which we cooked when we are hungry.

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