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North Korea is this impoverished, famished regime, but they have our attention because they have nuclear weapons.

Famished Financier Dear Famished: You, sir, have come to the right place.

Dash Snow was an artist whose subject matter involved rats, famished dogs, squalid sex, police brutality, and street life.

But this one swift achievement only whetted the famished appetite to more creative ardor.

All these famished islanders, in the depths of their savage country, promised each other to meet at the Nabob's table.

In November, fifteen martyrs were imprisoned in Canterbury castle, of whom all were either burnt or famished.

He helps you to a deep gully, and there you remain till evening, half-famished for food.

As soon as he discovered me, a bright gleam passed over his countenance, and he instantly held out to me that famished hand.


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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to famished, such as: empty, hollow, hungering, ravening, starved, and could eat a horse.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.