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famished
used in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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extremely hungry
  • ...feeling as if in the midst of wild beasts, whose greediness to swallow up the trembling and half-famished fugitive is only equalled by that with which the monsters of the deep swallow up the helpless fish upon which they subsist,
    Chapter 11 (52% in)
famished = extremely hungry
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