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stark
Definition:
Stiff; strong; gross.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
crude, stark, blunt.
ascetic
monastic, celibate, teetotaling, severe, penitential, dry, parsimonious, franciscan, repentant, spartan, abstinent, stoic, hermit-like, ascetic, lenten, abstemious, austere, trappist, miserly.
bare, unadorned
dreary, clear, naked, grim, desolate, bleak, vacuous, undraped, stripped, raw, cold, au naturel, chaste, uncovered, vacant, plain, empty, austere, unclad, barren, forsaken, unclothed, void, harsh, solitary, nude, depressing.
desolate
deserted, desert, uninhabited, forlorn, bare, lonely, forgotten, bleak, miserable, inhospitable, dreary, barren, dismal, forsaken, abandoned.
egregious
egregious, heinous.
flagrant
flagrant, shocking, blatant, glaring.
mere
pure and simple, unmixed.
naked
matter of fact, unexaggerated, undisguised.
nondescript
featureless.
pure
guiltless, basal, spotless, elementary, immaculate, undiluted, stainless, irreducible, aboriginal, faultless, angelic, austere, unadulterated, unsullied, purebred, primal, clear, elemental, monolithic, decent, pure, essential, foundational, Simon-pure, simple, white, fundamental, basic, unblemished, untarnished, atomic, blameless, clean, formative, nascent, unalloyed, honorable, chaste, untainted, bare, prime, sinless, innocent, undefiled, virtuous, indivisible, uncluttered, primary, unadorned, plain.
severe
dry, icy, obdurate, lean, intense, stern, blunt, authoritarian, astringent, cool, correct, frosty, gruff, austere, disciplined, abrupt, uncompromising, exacting, intolerant, cutting, critical, oppressive, unbending, raw, piquant, strict, obstinate, grim, dour, acute, brisk, fundamental, stiff-necked, spare, strait-laced, curt, keen, meticulous, demanding, hidebound, spartan, bleak, caustic, imperial, stringent, sharp, rigid, short, relentless, rigorous, inflexible, crisp, harsh, ascetic, precise, brusque, censorious, puritanical, basic, acerbic, severe, draconian, prudish, tart, acrimonious, chilly.
simple
un-artificial, Unartificial, Unexperienced.
starkers
in one's birthday suit, naked as a jaybird, stark naked.
strong
heavy-duty, well-founded, in fine feather, highly seasoned, well-made, well-built, highly flavored, strong-flavored, hard as nails.
succinct
informal, frank, uncluttered, casual, unpoetical, intelligible, honest, unadorned, unpretentious, straightforward, ordinary, prosaic, folksy, Plain-spoken, blunt, candid, bald, simple, direct, outspoken, clear.
unvarnished
for real, open and shut, Undissembled.
utter, absolute
consummate, flagrant, gross, arrant, unmitigated, blasted, palpable, pure, simple, sheer, unalloyed, abrupt, stiff, rank, bald, confounded, infernal, complete, patent, severe, entire, outright, blunt, out-and-out, firm, bare, downright, blessed.
adverb
all
stark.
noun
stark
crude, perfect, bare, arrant, pure, bleak, blunt, unconditional, double-dyed, plain, utter, inhospitable, sodding, gross, immoderate, severe, thoroughgoing, consummate, complete, austere, staring, everlasting, desolate, unmitigated, barren.
stiff
firm.
Examples of usage:
  1. I would the knave had been stark blind, if Hodge had not his share. – Gammer Gurton's Needle by Mr. S. Mr. of Art
  2. The stark reality of death makes us all sceptics. – The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians by G. G. Findlay
  3. Has he gone stark mad? – Viking Boys by Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby
  4. But the stark horror of the thing inspired him to that, which conceived earlier, had saved Denby. – The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer

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