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verb (used with object)
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Idioms for hunger
Origin of hunger
OTHER WORDS FROM hungerhun·ger·ing·ly, adverbhalf-hungered, adjectivepre·hun·ger, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for hunger
Understanding how the hunger for social contact is produced in the brain might allow a deeper understanding of the role social isolation plays in some illnesses.Why do you feel lonely? Neuroscience is starting to find answers.|Amy Nordrum|September 4, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Europe has also seen a new level of social activism among soccer stars, with English national team players Marcus Rashford and Raheem Sterling making tangible gains on issues from childhood hunger to racial equality.NBA players are perfectly positioned to lead a strike|Max Lockie|August 27, 2020|Quartz
They help us respond to hunger pangs and then tell us when we’ve eaten enough.
In addition to facing high rates of homelessness and hunger, food insecurity in the trans community is also a problem.How Black Communities Are Bridging the Food Access Gap|Nadra Nittle|July 8, 2020|Eater
If we were able to fix that, so that women were no longer second-class citizens, I think it would impact every other problem that we have — hunger and the environment and war.Does Hollywood Still Have a Princess Problem? (Ep. 394)|Stephen J. Dubner|October 24, 2019|Freakonomics
I wish this was the last time I had to worry about hunger and bombs.Has the Kurdish Victory at Sinjar Turned the Tide of ISIS War?|Niqash|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
World peace, religious tolerance, and an end to global poverty, hunger, and disease.
His hunger strike in December 2011 received nation-wide recognition and was one of the sparks that ignited the protest movement.
While in pre-trial detention, Krivov undertook two hunger strikes.
Now Jena Malone is 30, and with roles in Inherent Vice, The Hunger Games, and a massive superhero film, all the rage.Jena Malone’s Long, Strange Trip From Homelessness to Hollywood Stardom|Marlow Stern|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was he who first said, If thine enemy hunger give him food, if he thirst give him drink.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
Or, if I escaped these dangers for a day or two, what could I expect but a miserable death of cold and hunger?Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
Jacob robbed his brother of his birthright by trading on his hunger; Joseph robbed a whole people in the same way.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Hunger had to be satisfied, however, and I had to swallow my pride and my five-pennyworth.
To obtain the necessaries of life they endure cold and hunger in an extraordinary manner.