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famished
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • The weary time dragged on; they slept again, and awoke famished and woe-stricken.
  • …actually saw the blue speck of daylight; how he pushed his way out at the hole and then helped her out; how they sat there and cried for gladness; how some men came along in a skiff and Tom hailed them and told them their situation and their famished condition; how the men didn’t believe the wild tale at first, "because," said they, "you are five miles down the river below the valley the cave is in" —then took them aboard, rowed to a house, gave them supper, made them rest till two or…

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  • I’m famished. I need something to eat.
  • The prisoners were famished and exhausted, but if they stopped marching, they were shot on the spot.

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