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 for Starved
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Starve \Starve\ (st[aum]rv), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Starved
     (st[aum]rvd); p. pr. & vb. n. Starving.] [OE. sterven to
     die, AS. steorfan; akin to D. sterven, G. sterben, OHG.
     sterban, Icel. starf labor, toil.]
     1. To die; to perish. [Obs., except in the sense of perishing
        with cold or hunger.] --Lydgate.
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              In hot coals he hath himself raked . . .
              Thus starved this worthy mighty Hercules. --Chaucer.
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     2. To perish with hunger; to suffer extreme hunger or want;
        to be very indigent.
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              Sometimes virtue starves, while vice is fed. --Pope.
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     3. To perish or die with cold. --Spenser.
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              Have I seen the naked starve for cold? --Sandys.
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              Starving with cold as well as hunger. --W. Irving.
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     Note: In this sense, still common in England, but rarely used
           in the United States.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: suffering from lack of food [syn: starved, starving]
      2: extremely hungry; "they were tired and famished for food and
         sleep"; "a ravenous boy"; "the family was starved and
         ragged"; "fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory
         enemy" [syn: famished, ravenous, sharp-set, starved,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  69 Moby Thesaurus words for "starved":
     aching for, attenuated, bare-handed, beggarly, cadaverous,
     corpselike, craving, deprived of, desirous of, dog-hungry,
     dying for, emacerated, emaciate, emaciated, empty, empty-handed,
     famished, famishing, fasting, haggard, half-famished, half-starved,
     hollow-eyed, hungering, hungry, ill off, ill-equipped,
     ill-furnished, ill-provided, impoverished, jejune, lacking,
     marantic, marasmic, on short commons, pauperized, peaked, peaky,
     peckish, pinched, pinched with hunger, poor, puny, ravening,
     ravenous, sharp-set, shorthanded, shriveled, skeletal, starveling,
     starving, tabetic, tabid, underfed, undermanned, undernourished,
     unfed, unfilled, unprovided, unreplenished, unsupplied, voracious,
     wasted, weakened, weazeny, withered, wizened, wolfish,

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