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meanings of starve


  1. To be very hungry.
  2. To deprive of nourishment or of some vital component.
  3. To destroy, make capitulate or at least make suffer by deprivation, notably of food.
  4. To die; in later use especially to die slowly, waste away.
  5. To deteriorate for want of any essential thing.
  6. To kill with cold.
  7. To die because of lack of food or of not eating.

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