Sentence Examples


  • Many of them fell into the slough of pauperism, and were saved from starvation by public doles.
  • Hannibal reduced it in 216 by starvation, and destroyed and plundered the town.
  • Fames, hunger), extreme and general scarcity of food, causing distress and deaths from starvation among the population of a district or country.
  • From the lake is Death Valley (including Lost or Mesquite Valley) - the name a reminder of the fate of a party of " forty-niners " who perished here, by thirst or by starvation and exposure.
  • He is said to have died of voluntary starvation, being threatened with total blindness.