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famished
used in The Two Towers

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Definition
extremely hungry
  • He was famished but not yet so famished as to eat flesh flung to him by an Orc, the flesh of he dared not guess what creature.
    3.3 — Book 3 Chapter 3 — The Uruk-Hai (42% in)
  • He was famished but not yet so famished as to eat flesh flung to him by an Orc, the flesh of he dared not guess what creature.
    3.3 — Book 3 Chapter 3 — The Uruk-Hai (42% in)
  • He looks fair famished.
    4.2 — Book 4 Chapter 2 — The Passage of the Marshes (7% in)
  • For a moment he might have paused to consider Gollum, a tiny figure sprawling on the ground: there perhaps lay the famished skeleton of some child of Men, its ragged garment still clinging to it, its long arms and legs almost bone-white and bone-thin: no flesh worth a peck.
    4.3 — Book 4 Chapter 3 — The Black Gate is Closed (79% in)

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