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synonyms for starved

  • anorexic
  • malnourished
  • emaciated
  • famished
  • macerated
  • undernourished
  • ravenous
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antonyms for starved

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  • full
  • well-fed
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How to use starved in a sentence

Surely there can be no question of this poor starved beast injuring anybody, can there?
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He gave up the castle to Bruce on February 7, the short siege probably indicating that he was starved into surrender.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
In Cheshire and Lancashire the word is in common use to this day, and invariably means starved for want of food.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 194, JULY 16, 1853VARIOUS
A person exceedingly hungry says, "I'm welly clem'd; I'm almost or well-nigh starved."
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 194, JULY 16, 1853VARIOUS
He became a successful corporation lawyer and I starved for a while and then I became a private detective.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Or was I unkind, and she but starved for kindness and human sympathy, so long among a people who disliked and feared her?
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
He tells her a ghastly story of a titan soul who starved in a garret and shot himself, crushed by the mockery of the world.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
But this same nature, when pinched and starved, becomes a perfect storehouse of enmity and ill-feeling.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
Keep us all up here after our time is worked out till the last man of us is starved to death or frozen?
FIFTY CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSVARIOUS
We read of one town and garrison of eight thousand souls, abandoned by their king, starved, and without clothes or ammunition.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
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WORDS RELATED TO STARVED

  • fraught
  • haggard
  • harassed
  • harrowed
  • peaked
  • pinched
  • sapped
  • starved
  • strained
  • stressed
  • taut
  • thin
  • tired
  • worn
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