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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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Plasma levels of Cu, Zn and Mn in normal control group had no significant difference with starved rats+water/ethanol and starved rats+hydro-alcoholic Aloe vera gel extract at doses 100 and 200 mg/kg groups (P[greater than]0.
Throughout the experiment, the fed group received the commercial diet ad libitum, whereas nothing was provided to the starved group.
NO INTENTION TO HARM HERSELF Helen Anderson, who starved to death.
Timothy Raggatt QC said Khyra had been starved to a point that was almost unique in the experience of British medical staff.
In group A (n = 80), a starved penultimate male was maintained with four satiated penultimate females.
Caring for the boys' emotional and physical needs could not have been easy: One was born a crack baby; two were born with fetal alcohol syndrome; two had eating disorders when they arrived at the Jacksons' home: and one had been starved by his biological family.
Particularly as other sources of protein declined in the colonial period, dependence on maize quite literally created a situation in which children starved on a full stomach.
Over the next few years, while a war was being fought among the European powers and into the early 1920s, 600,000 to 1,500,000 Armenians were brutally murdered or starved to death on forced marches under the guise of "relocation,"
REPUBLICANS are planning to hold a worldwide minute of silence to commemorate 10 prisoners who starved themselves to death 20 years ago.
So she did what many self-conscious young girls do: She starved herself thin, losing 30 pounds in one year.