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for stark naked
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Stark \Stark\ (st[aum]rk), adv.
Wholly; entirely; absolutely; quite; as, stark mad. --Shak.
Held him strangled in his arms till he was stark dead.
Stark naked, wholly naked; quite bare.
Strip your sword stark naked. --Shak.
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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: (used informally) completely unclothed [syn: bare-
assed, bare-ass, in the altogether, in the buff,
in the raw, raw, peeled, naked as a jaybird,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
21 Moby Thesaurus words for "stark naked":
bald, bare, bare-ass, gymnosophical, in native buff,
in puris naturalibus, in the altogether, in the buff, in the raw,
naked, naturistic, nude, nudist, peeled, raw, stripped, unclad,
unclothed, undressed, with nothing on, without a stitch
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