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famine

fam·ine

famine

 
 
pronunciation:
fae mihn
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part of speech: noun
definition: an extreme and widespread shortage of food.
synonyms:
starvation
similar words:
dearth, destitution, drought, hunger, privation, scarcity, shortage
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