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starve

verb /staːv/
to (cause to) die, or suffer greatly, from hunger
(ver)hungern
In the drought, many people and animals starved (to death) They were accused of starving their prisoners.
to be very hungry
(ver)hungern
Can’t we have supper now? I’m starving.
starvation noun a starving state
das Verhungern
They died of starvation.
(Definition of starve from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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