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famished

[fam-isht] /ˈfæm ɪʃt/
adjective
1.
extremely hungry:
to be famished after a hike; famished, homeless multitudes.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English; see famish, -ed2
Related forms
half-famished, adjective
Synonyms
See hungry.
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