Jackson awoke, famished; he once again had not fed all day.
It was a weary and famished, but still a fighting and menacing army.
Domino's Pizza chain is an excellent choice for many famished pizza patrons.
Next day the siege begins, and after forty days the famished inhabitants urge the governor Ozias to surrender, which he consents to do unless relieved in five days.
It can be disappointing to show up at a restaurant, famished for dinner, and find out that the maître d' refuses to seat you because you're not wearing a tie.
Suddenly he felt famished.
Hence, overeating is less likely to occur as so often happens when famished at mealtime.
Weak and famished, he hardly wanted to eat the fatted calf when the vision was over.
conjurewas always conjuring up scary stories of drooling, famished monsters.
About mid-day we were absolutely famished again, and an S.O.S. was sent to H.Q. for sandwiches and hot drinks.
famished road celebrates the African way of seeing the world.
My neighbor asked me if I had been out building something, to get so famished.
But when the rainy season has set in upon the advancing enemy, they have watched their opportunity to make excursions and vent their rage; the famished invaders have either become their prisoners or been put to death.
laden with corn from Syria, which he 154 distributed himself among the famished people.
Having then reached my normal state, I discovered that I was half famished with hunger.
The chiefs who had planned to hurl the famished warrior host upon the colony had committed an incredible blunder in neglecting to call the nation together under pretext of witnessing the resurrection.
famished wolf went crazy, burrowing, Munching, slurping deep into the horse Till only its rump was showing.
Famished persons are liable to morbid excite ment, and fall into imaginative ecstasies, in the course of which they see visions and spectres, converse with gods and angels, and are the recipients of supernatural revelations.
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