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starve

(starv),
1. To suffer from lack of food.
2. To deprive of food so as to cause suffering or death.
3. Formerly, to die of cold.
[A.S. steorfan, to die]

starve

(stärv)
v. starved, starving, starves
v.intr.
1. To suffer or die from extreme or prolonged lack of food.
2. Informal To be hungry.
3. Archaic To suffer or die from cold.
v.tr.
To cause to starve.

starve

(stahrv)
1. To suffer from a lack of food.
2. To deprive of food so as to cause suffering or death.
[A.S. steorfan, to die]

starve

(stahrv)
1. To suffer from lack of food.
2. To deprive of food so as to cause suffering or death.
[A.S. steorfan, to die]
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If I had been starved all my life, forced to live in unimaginable horror and taught that certain countries had caused all my suffering, I too might have become a suicide bomber, with the promise of all I can eat and as much as I want when I reach the other side.