Thesaurus / famishing

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A dozen or more fell into the boat, and were eagerly seized and killed by the famishing crew.

Many of them are evidently sometimes in a famishing condition.

The Youthful WandererGeorge H. Heffner

The abbat told her that her famishing state was known, and that hope of escape there was none.

A Legend of Reading AbbeyCharles MacFarlane

I saw that he was famishing, so I restrained my curiosity till I had placed some rice and pork and Indian corn bread before him.

Mark SeaworthWilliam H.G. Kingston

I want it as one wants water when one's famishing, and bread when one's starving.

Shadows of FlamesAmelie Rives

He was wet, bedraggled, and as fierce as a famishing panther, but neither skill nor instinct guided him to anything.

The Scouts of the ValleyJoseph A. Altsheler

Then they divided the meat, and set to work to devour it eagerly, for both were famishing.

These were Matebele, who, unable to approach Sebituane on the island of Loyela, had returned sick and famishing.

The acquisition of so much wealth fairly took his breath away, and for a moment he almost forgot that he was famishing.

Story-Lives of Great MusiciansFrancis Jameson Rowbotham

A planter's boy sees a slave starved to famishing and then whipped to death.

Daughters of the PuritansSeth Curtis Beach
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