Starkly Stark"ly, adv. In a stark manner; stiffly; strongly. [1913 Webster]

Its onward force too starkly pent In figure, bone, and lineament. --Emerson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • starkly — adverb 1. in a stark manner He was starkly unable to achieve coherence • Derived from adjective: ↑stark 2. in sharp outline or contrast the black walls rose starkly from the snow • Derived from adjective: ↑stark 3. in a blunt manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • starkly — adv. Starkly is used with these adjectives: ↑silhouetted Starkly is used with these verbs: ↑contrast, ↑highlight, ↑illustrate …   Collocations dictionary

  • starkly — stark ► ADJECTIVE 1) severe or bare in appearance. 2) unpleasantly or sharply clear. 3) complete; sheer: stark terror. ● stark naked Cf. ↑stark naked ● stark raving (or staring) mad Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • starkly — adverb see stark I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • starkly — See stark. * * * …   Universalium

  • starkly — adverb with great contrast See Also: stark …   Wiktionary

  • starkly — adv. in a stark manner; bluntly; severely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • starkly — stark·ly …   English syllables

  • starkly — See: stark …   English dictionary

  • stark — starkly, adv. starkness, n. /stahrk/, adj., starker, starkest, adv. adj. 1. sheer, utter, downright, or complete: stark madness. 2. harsh, grim, or desolate, as a view, place, etc.: a stark landscape. 3. extremely simple or severe: a stark… …   Universalium

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