Examples of starvation in a Sentence
The famine brought mass starvation.
Millions of people face starvation every day.
Recent Examples of starvation from the Web
War captives were forced to work themselves to death for starvation diets.
As the animal news website The Dodo documented in April, local volunteers were struggling to feed the animals in a region already at the brink of starvation.
If starvation, negotiation, and threats were unsuccessful, then the only remaining option was to attack the castle.
But the States reported on Aug. 5 that the story of starvation had been a ruse.
More than 20 million people in Africa and Yemen are facing starvation—that's more than the populations of New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, and Philadelphia combined.
In May, the United Nations said the war had killed nearly 5,000 civilians and reduced millions more to the point of starvation.
Koro’s trainers used a mix of rewards (family visits) and brutal punishments (starvation, solitary confinement and beatings) to encourage compliance.
Thirty million are on the edge of starvation across East Africa, West Africa and Yemen.
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