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- adj. Approaching starvation, emaciated and malnourished.
- adj. Extremely hungry.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of starve.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In heraldry, stripped of its leaves; without leaves or blossoms: noting a branch of a tree used as a bearing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. suffering from lack of food
- adj. extremely hungry
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If I could have painted a picture for half a guinea by which they could have made twenty whilst I starved, _I could have starved_.
The Rangers ask Matt Harrison, a 26-year-old with less of a household name to bring it home for the title starved Rangers.
But I think the term starved for attention is accurate.
That being said the question that now needs be asked: are these investments in emerging markets impacting the ability of these Wall Street banks and bank holding companies to service the capital starved from the American economy?
When he penned these lines, he had recently emerged half-starved from a nine-year period of incarceration in a lunatic asylum, having been subjected to more than 60 electro-shock treatments.
When the Kulaks resisted giving up their land and their property to be redistributed to "the people", Stalin starved and then slaughtered them by the millions.
This rasies another issue, how starved is the US economy for capital really?
Scientists have found evidence that the headaches may also be acting like tiny transient strokes, leaving parts of the brain starved for oxygen and altering the brain in significant ways.
They tore the bread and herring out of Hanneh Breineh's basket and devoured it in starved savagery, clamoring for more.
It's well known, Taylor says, that women who smoke are more likely to have low-birth-weight babies, who are in some ways "starved" for nutrients in the womb.