Definition of Starves

1. Verb. (third-person singular of starve) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Starves

1. starve [v] - See also: starve

Lexicographical Neighbors of Starves

startup
startupper
startups
starvation
starvation acidosis
starvations
starve
starved
starved aster
starvedly
starveling
starvelings
starven
starver
starvers
starves (current term)
starving
starvings
starward
starwards
starwort
starworts
stary
stases
stash
stash away
stash house
stashable
stashed
stasher

Literary usage of Starves

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. History of the Romans Under the Empire by Charles Merivale (1856)
"AGRIPPINA starves HERSELF. - INFATUATION OF TIBERIUS. - HIS MORTIFICATION AT THE DESPONDENCY OF THE NOBLES. — VOLUNTARY DEATHS OF NERVA AND ARRUNTIUS ..."

2. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1853)
"imaginative, fancy pictures, on which humanity starves and cannot live; not a mesa of that manna I drearily eulogized a while ago, which indeed at first ..."

3. History of the Romans Under the Empire by Charles Merivale (1871)
"Vengeance for the murder of Drusus.—Savage cruelty of Tiberius.—Horrible death of the younger Drusus.—Agrippina starves herself.—Infatuation of Tiberius. ..."

4. The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors by Tryon Edwards, William Buell Sprague (1853)
"It starves its keeper to surfeit those who wish him dead ; and makes him submit to more mortifications to lose heaven, than the martyr undergoes to gain it. ..."

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