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famished
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Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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  • I’m famished, but I think I’ll skip the brown beans we’re having for dinner.
  • We, who’d had nothing but two spoonfuls of hot cereal for breakfast and were absolutely famished; we, who get nothing but half-cooked spinach (for the vitamins!) and rotten pota— toes day after day; we, who fill our empty stomachs with nothing but boiled lettuce, raw lettuce, spinach, spinach and more spinach.

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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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