starve (v.) Old form(s): starue
withhold [from], diet, be sparing with
LLL II.i.11[Boyet to Princess, of her beauty given by Nature] When she did starve the general world beside
MND I.i.222[Hermia to Lysander] We must starve our sight / From lovers' food till morrow deep midnight
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