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One entry found for starve.
Main Entry: starve
Pronunciation: primarystressstärv
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): starved; starv·ing
Etymology: Old English steorfan "to die (from any cause)"
1 : to suffer or die or cause to suffer or die from lack of food
2 : to suffer or die or cause to suffer or die from a lack of something other than food <a child starving for affection>

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