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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Spartan, absolute, absolutely, altogether, arrant, ascetic, austere, bald, bare, barren, basic, blasted, bleak, blessed, blunt, candid, chaste, classical, clean, clear, clearly, cold, common, commonplace, complete, completely, confounded, consummate, crass, decided, definitive, depressing, desolate, direct, downright, drear, dreary, dry, dull, egregious, elementary, empty, entirely, essential, evident, flagrant, frank, fully, fundamental, glaring, grey, grim, gross, hard, harsh, homely, homespun, homogeneous, indivisible, infernal, inornate, intolerable, irreducible, irretrievably, irrevocably, lean, matter-of-fact, mere, monolithic, naked, natural, neat, nude, obvious, obviously, of a piece, open, out-and-out, outright, patent, perfect, perfectly, plain, plain-speaking, plain-spoken, plainly, plumb, positive, primary, profound, pronounced, proper, prosaic, prosing, prosy, pure, pure and simple, quite, rank, ravaged, raw, regular, right, rustic, severe, shattering, sheer, shocking, simon-pure, simple, simple-speaking, single, sober, spare, spooky, stark-naked, stark-staring, straightforward, stripped, superlative, surpassing, the veriest, thorough, thoroughgoing, total, totally, unadorned, unaffected, unbearable, unclad, unclothed, uncluttered, unconditional, unconscionable, undeniable, undifferenced, undifferentiated, unelaborate, unembellished, unenhanced, unequivocal, unfancy, unfussy, uniform, unimaginative, unmitigated, unornate, unpoetical, unqualified, unrelieved, unrelievedly, unspoiled, unvarnished, utter, utterly, vacant, vacuous, void, wholly
Dictionary Results for stark:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adv 1: completely; "stark mad"; "mouth stark open"
    adj 1: devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment;
           "the blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark
           reality of the deadline" [syn: blunt, crude(a),
    2: severely simple; "a stark interior" [syn: austere,
       severe, stark, stern]
    3: complete or extreme; "stark poverty"; "a stark contrast"
    4: without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative)
       intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a
       consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross
       negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding
       mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter
       nonsense"; "the unadulterated truth" [syn: arrant(a),
       complete(a), consummate(a), double-dyed(a),
       everlasting(a), gross(a), perfect(a), pure(a),
       sodding(a), stark(a), staring(a), thoroughgoing(a),
       utter(a), unadulterated]
    5: providing no shelter or sustenance; "bare rocky hills";
       "barren lands"; "the bleak treeless regions of the high
       Andes"; "the desolate surface of the moon"; "a stark
       landscape" [syn: bare, barren, bleak, desolate,

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Stark \Stark\ (st[aum]rk), adv.
   Wholly; entirely; absolutely; quite; as, stark mad. --Shak.
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         Held him strangled in his arms till he was stark dead.
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   Stark naked, wholly naked; quite bare.
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            Strip your sword stark naked.         --Shak.
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   Note: According to Professor Skeat, "stark-naked" is derived
         from steort-naked, or start-naked, literally
         tail-naked, and hence wholly naked. If this etymology
         be true the preferable form is stark-naked.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Stark \Stark\ (st[aum]rk), a. [Compar. Starker (-[~e]r);
   superl. Starkest.] [OE. stark stiff, strong, AS. stearc;
   akin to OS. starc strong, D. sterk, OHG. starc, starah, G. &
   Sw. stark, Dan. staerk, Icel. sterkr, Goth. gasta['u]rknan to
   become dried up, Lith. str["e]gti to stiffen, to freeze. Cf.
   Starch, a. & n.]
   1. Stiff; rigid. --Chaucer.
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            Whose senses all were straight benumbed and stark.
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            His heart gan wax as stark as marble stone.
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            Many a nobleman lies stark and stiff
            Under the hoofs of vaunting enemies.  --Shak.
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            The north is not so stark and cold.   --B. Jonson.
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   2. Complete; absolute; full; perfect; entire. [Obs.]
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            Consider the stark security
            The common wealth is in now.          --B. Jonson.
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   3. Strong; vigorous; powerful.
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            A stark, moss-trooping Scot.          --Sir W.
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            Stark beer, boy, stout and strong beer. --Beau. &
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   4. Severe; violent; fierce. [Obs.] "In starke stours" [i. e.,
      in fierce combats]. --Chaucer.
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   5. Mere; sheer; gross; entire; downright.
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            He pronounces the citation stark nonsense.
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            Rhetoric is very good or stark naught; there's no
            medium in rhetoric.                   --Selden.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Stark \Stark\, v. t.
   To stiffen. [R.]
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         If horror have not starked your limbs.   --H. Taylor.
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5. U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000)
Stark -- U.S. County in Illinois
   Population (2000):    6332
   Housing Units (2000): 2725
   Land area (2000):     287.937834 sq. miles (745.755535 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.275745 sq. miles (0.714176 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    288.213579 sq. miles (746.469711 sq. km)
   Located within:       Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
   Location:             41.097764 N, 89.802300 W
    Stark, IL
    Stark County
    Stark County, IL

6. U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000)
Stark -- U.S. County in Ohio
   Population (2000):    378098
   Housing Units (2000): 157024
   Land area (2000):     576.136229 sq. miles (1492.185919 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    4.773125 sq. miles (12.362336 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    580.909354 sq. miles (1504.548255 sq. km)
   Located within:       Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
   Location:             40.819408 N, 81.383599 W
    Stark, OH
    Stark County
    Stark County, OH

7. U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000)
Stark -- U.S. County in North Dakota
   Population (2000):    22636
   Housing Units (2000): 9722
   Land area (2000):     1338.162493 sq. miles (3465.824800 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    2.300379 sq. miles (5.957955 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    1340.462872 sq. miles (3471.782755 sq. km)
   Located within:       North Dakota (ND), FIPS 38
   Location:             46.852248 N, 102.712489 W
    Stark, ND
    Stark County
    Stark County, ND

8. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Stark, KS -- U.S. city in Kansas
   Population (2000):    106
   Housing Units (2000): 47
   Land area (2000):     0.174053 sq. miles (0.450794 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    0.174053 sq. miles (0.450794 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            68025
   Located within:       Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
   Location:             37.689592 N, 95.143573 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     66775
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
    Stark, KS

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