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synonyms for starving

  • dehydrated
  • dying
  • emaciated
  • hungry
  • malnourished
  • undernourished
  • craving
  • drawn
  • empty
  • faint
  • famished
  • haggard
  • hungering
  • peaked
  • perishing
  • pinched
  • skinny
  • starved
  • thin
  • weakened
  • dog-hungry
  • flying light
  • have munchies
  • peaky
  • peckish
  • rattleboned
  • ravenous
  • underfed
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antonyms for starving

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  • fat
  • full
  • healthy
  • heavy
  • sated
  • satisfied
  • strong
  • thick
  • satiated
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How to use starving in a sentence

That poor, pretty creature, starving, in her charming pink dress and hat of roses.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
It was the starving sense of loneliness, the aching sense of loss, the yearning and the vain desire that made it seem so long.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
In every colony the "starving time," even if it had ever existed, was now no more than an ancient tradition.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
Marry, let an honest man lack their assistance, and starving stares him in the face, for want of a recommendation.
THE BATTLE OF HEXHAM;GEORGE COLMAN
This will be the more necessary as the process of starving out the Turks to the south must take time.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
A vast assemblage of countless thousands of women, and boys, and wan and starving men, gathered in the streets of Paris.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
General Grant then proceeded to furnish food for the starving Confederate forces.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
Keep a starving man away from bread when he has only to stretch out his hand and snatch it.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
Though he was not starving, or anywhere near it, he craved warm food and hot coffee.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
The most frequent story was of no news from the country held by the Germans, of families left with nothing and probably starving.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STARVING

  • famished
  • ravenous
  • starving
  • unfed
  • unfilled
  • covetous
  • devouring
  • edacious
  • gorging
  • gourmandizing
  • greedy
  • gross
  • hoggish
  • insatiable
  • never full
  • omnivorous
  • piggish
  • piggy
  • prodigious
  • rapacious
  • ravening
  • ravenous
  • starved
  • starving
  • unquenchable
  • wolfish
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