If removing Saleh means I and my family have to go hungry until he goes, then we will starve to make sure he leaves office.
Still, the man did starve himself in the name of a same-sex marriage ban and it, unsurprisingly, earned him a lot of backlash.
Hamas ideology spread, especially, when Israel sealed the Gaza border in a vain effort to starve the place of Hamas influence.
This can explain why people who starve themselves can only lose minimal amounts of weight.
In a way, it was my decision not to starve myself that turned me into a supermodel, and later on, a businesswoman.
Would you have us starve in the swamps, or have that that will pay our way to the free states.
People will continue to starve so long as they are content with a circus and a bread-line.
You see, London is a big place, and he might starve—anything might happen.
She believed that she could starve if it were required of her, and support her sufferings with fortitude.
It stuns him, and if he recovers from that his beak is usually broken so that he must starve.
Old English steorfan "to die" (past tense stearf, past participle storfen), from Proto-Germanic *sterban "be stiff" (cf. Old Frisian sterva, Dutch sterven, Old High German sterban "to die," Old Norse stjarfi "tetanus"), from PIE root *ster- "stiff, rigid" (cf. Greek sterphnios "stiff, rigid," sterphos "hide, skin," Old Church Slavonic strublu "strong, hard;" see stare).
The conjugation became weak in English by 16c. The sense narrowed to "die of cold" (14c.); meaning "to kill with hunger" is first recorded 1520s (earlier to starve of hunger, early 12c.). Intransitive sense of "to die of hunger" dates from 1570s. German cognate sterben retains the original sense of the word, but the English has come so far from its origins that starve to death (1910) is now common.
v. starved, starv·ing, starves
To suffer or die from extreme or prolonged lack of food.
To deprive of food so as to cause suffering or death.