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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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He can even starve thousands, including women and children, knowing that he faces no risk of Western intervention.
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Needless to say we didn't starve and we could sleep at night knowing the rent was paid.
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Should they starve or freeze to death while sleeping in the park while their appeals are being heard?
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And, to be honest, it made me feel powerful that I could ignore their pleas and starve myself.
Tens of thousands starve to death because North Korea cannot produce enough food for its 24 million people.