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starved

adjective uk   /stɑːvd/ us    /stɑːrvd/
mainly US informal very hungryhalf-starved dangerously thin: A lot of these fashion models look half-starved to me.
Translations of “starved”
in Chinese (Traditional) 十分饑餓的,餓得要命的…
in Russian голодный как волк…
in Turkish aç, acıkmış…
in Chinese (Simplified) 十分饥饿的,饿得要命的…
in Polish głodny jak wilk…
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