STARVATION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of starvation
Definition:
n. act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine
Example:
He said the lack of sustainable food production was contributing to severe shortages which threatened more than thirty million Africans with starvation.
Sentence in Classic:
That army, like a herd of cattle run wild and trampling underfoot the provender which might have saved it from starvation, disintegrated and perished with each additional day it remained in Moscow.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I might be driven into the wide Atlantic and feel all the tortures of starvation or be swallowed up in the immeasurable waters that roared and buffeted around me.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Now all that mattered was food enough to keep off starvation, clothing enough to prevent freezing and a roof overhead which did not leak too much.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Since these plots were set in agitation, I have had nothing but hurried journeys, indigestions, blows and bruises, imprisonments and starvation; besides that they can only end in the murder of some thousands of quiet folk.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
You have only got more than your share of the money, and make people work for you for two pounds a week, or threaten them with starvation.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
He could hang himself with his handkerchief to the window bars, or refuse food and die of starvation.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Grandmother Majauszkiene had lived in the midst of misfortune so long that it had come to be her element, and she talked about starvation, sickness, and death as other people might about weddings and holidays.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
Then they went, fighting cold and starvation, shut out of hotels, and cheerfully sneered at, ever northward; and ever the magic of their song kept thrilling hearts, until a burst of applause in the Congregational Council at Oberlin revealed them to the world.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context