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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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