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v. starved, starv·ing, starves
1. To suffer or die from extreme or prolonged lack of food.
2. Informal To be hungry.
3. To suffer from deprivation: a puppy starving for attention.
4. Archaic To suffer or die from cold.
1. To cause to starve.
2. To force to a specified state by starving: starved the town into submission.
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|Adj.||1.||starved - suffering from lack of food|
malnourished - not being provided with adequate nourishment
|2.||starved - extremely hungry; "they were tired and famished for food and sleep"; "a ravenous boy"; "the family was starved and ragged"; "fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy"|
hungry - feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food; "a world full of hungry people"
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