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Synonyms for stark

Synonyms for stark

cold and forbidding

Synonyms for stark

devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment

severely simple

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complete or extreme

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providing no shelter or sustenance

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Colonel Stark laid down the lamp on the top of a harmonium beside the door.
The newcomers were Colonel Lysander Stark and a short thick man with a chinchilla beard growing out of the creases of his double chin, who was introduced to me as Mr.
Colonel Lysander Stark stopped at last before a low door, which he unlocked.
As she spoke a light sprang into view at the further end of the passage, and I saw the lean figure of Colonel Lysander Stark rushing forward with a lantern in one hand and a weapon like a butcher's cleaver in the other.
I inquired of him whether he had ever heard of Colonel Lysander Stark.
The question, What if I should find him lying still on the damp earth, fairly dying of cold and exhaustion - or already stark and chill?
I'll disinherit her; I'll turn her out of doors, stark naked, without a farthing.
But, happy Sissy's happy children loving her; all children loving her; she, grown learned in childish lore; thinking no innocent and pretty fancy ever to be despised; trying hard to know her humbler fellow-creatures, and to beautify their lives of machinery and reality with those imaginative graces and delights, without which the heart of infancy will wither up, the sturdiest physical manhood will be morally stark death, and the plainest national prosperity figures can show, will be the Writing on the Wall, - she holding this course as part of no fantastic vow, or bond, or brotherhood, or sisterhood, or pledge, or covenant, or fancy dress, or fancy fair; but simply as a duty to be done, - did Louisa see these things of herself?
cried Sikes, seizing her roughly by the arm, 'If I don't think the gal's stark raving mad.
There were some in tears; some raging and tearing themselves, as if they had been in the greatest agonies of sorrow; some stark raving and downright lunatic; some ran about the ship stamping with their feet, others wringing their hands; some were dancing, some singing, some laughing, more crying, many quite dumb, not able to speak a word; others sick and vomiting; several swooning and ready to faint; and a few were crossing themselves and giving God thanks.
About a quarter of an hour after this they came running into the cabin to the surgeon, who was bleeding a Frenchwoman that had fainted, and told him the priest was gone stark mad.
The child sat down, in this old, silent place, among the stark figures on the tombs--they made it more quiet there, than elsewhere, to her fancy--and gazing round with a feeling of awe, tempered with a calm delight, felt that now she was happy, and at rest.
4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --"There's a part of me that can't believe I actually did it-well, ok, most of me," states Dianne Ippolito, a Stark client for over four years and a Working Wardrobes' board member.
Stark Office Suites, which offers turn-key, flexible executive offices and virtual office services, has added another location to its roster.
A few days ago, "Game of Thrones" fans were surprised when news spread that Bran Stark won't be returning to Season 5 of the HBO show.