Desiring or craving food
Their men were practically starving, though their rearguard showed a brave front.
So it's you who's starving us to death!
No. I'm starving right now.
They lived in very different circles, one surrounded by dukes and earls, the other by starving pamphleteers and indexmakers.
If you have no food and are starving, you might invade your neighbor and take his food.