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Overview of verb famish

The verb famish has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. starve, hunger, famish

(be hungry; go without food; "Let's eat

2. starve, famish

(deprive of food; "They starved the prisoners")

3. starve, famish

(die of food deprivation; "The political prisoners starved to death"; "Many famished in the countryside during the drought")

Overview of adj famished

The adj famished has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. famished, ravenous, sharp-set, starved, esurient

(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") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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