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synonyms for hunger strike

  • fasting
  • religious fasting
  • voluntary fast
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It was he who first said, If thine enemy hunger give him food, if he thirst give him drink.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
The heir apparent and his brothers were cowering in fear, afraid to strike, yet hoping that others would strike for them.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Or, if I escaped these dangers for a day or two, what could I expect but a miserable death of cold and hunger?
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
On this the royal band of music would strike up its liveliest airs, and a great bell would toll its evening warning.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Jacob robbed his brother of his birthright by trading on his hunger; Joseph robbed a whole people in the same way.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
It is much easier to strike quickly than slowly, but practice in the slow movement will develop both muscular and nervous power.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Hunger had to be satisfied, however, and I had to swallow my pride and my five-pennyworth.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
To obtain the necessaries of life they endure cold and hunger in an extraordinary manner.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Not while I had the open prairie underfoot and the summer sky above, and hands to strike a blow or pull a trigger.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Over this we toasted bits of meat on the end of a splinter, and presently our hunger was appeased.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO HUNGER STRIKE

  • Lenten fast
  • hunger strike
  • keeping fast
  • strict fast
  • without food
  • xerophagia
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