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stark

adjective [-er/-est only]  /stɑrk/ us  
empty or without decoration: stark white walls Stark also means completely clear: The dim halls made a stark contrast with the bright, sun-drenched apartment. stark naked Someone who is stark naked is not wearing any clothes.
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