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Famish

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(1):

(v. t.) To force or constrain by famine.

(2):

(a.) Smoky; hot; choleric.

(3):

(v. t.) To starve, kill, or destroy with hunger.

(4):

(v. t.) To exhaust the strength or endurance of, by hunger; to distress with hanger.

(5):

(v. t.) To kill, or to cause to suffer extremity, by deprivation or denial of anything necessary.

(6):

(v. i.) To die of hunger; to starve.

(7):

(v. i.) To suffer extreme hunger or thirst, so as to be exhausted in strength, or to come near to perish.

(8):

(v. i.) To suffer extremity from deprivation of anything essential or necessary.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Famish'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/f/famish.html. 1828.

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