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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of starve.

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Examples

  • By ignoring the law, the congress, the Courts and every other force for justice, the Bushites and their friends have gone from millionaires, to billionaires and some to multi-billionaires, while 75% of the word starves-and they call themselves Christians and go to church on Sundays?

    Why I No Longer Support Impeachment

  • The sense, of course, is that if a Brahmana starves, that is due to the king having neglected his duty of providing for him.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3 Books 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12

  • On the other hand, a lady who has read the work of this poor German finds in it an episode that she expands into a novel, which sells rapidly, and she reaps at home a large reward for her labors; while the man who gave her the idea starves in a garret.

    Letters on International Copyright; Second Edition

  • He that engages in trade, and does not resolve to work at it, is _felo de se_; it is downright murdering himself; that is to say, in his trading capacity, he murders his credit, he murders his stock, and he starves, which is as bad as murdering, his family.

    The Complete English Tradesman (1839 ed.)

  • That kind of starves the brokerage to some extent, so there is a little more freight available.

    Logistics Management Logistics - Best Practices News

  • Recent research [14] confirms a plaque-reducing effect and suggests that the compound, having some chemical properties similar to sucrose, attracts and then "starves" harmful micro-organisms, allowing the mouth to remineralize damaged teeth with less interruption.

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  • And no matter how smart the direction, how poised the Kate, how fiery the lust between our violent lovers it's still a play about a mean woman tricked and trapped to the point of submission, whose father barters with her life, and whose new husband starves and abuses her in public.

    Lauren Gunderson: A Thinking Girl's Guide to Taming of the Shrew

  • And no matter how smart the direction, how poised the Kate, how fiery the lust between our violent lovers it's still a play about a mean woman tricked and trapped to the point of submission, whose father barters with her life, and whose new husband starves and abuses her in public.

    Lauren Gunderson: A Thinking Girl's Guide to Taming of the Shrew

  • And no matter how smart the direction, how poised the Kate, how fiery the lust between our violent lovers it's still a play about a mean woman tricked and trapped to the point of submission, whose father barters with her life, and whose new husband starves and abuses her in public.

    Lauren Gunderson: A Thinking Girl's Guide to Taming of the Shrew

  • Libtards believe that Prop. 13 somehow starves the state of money.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » California’s Woes and Prop 13

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