starkly

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  • Though her country is not starkly religious, she is stated as being a Catholic in private.
  • Shall I ever forget how starkly you held it for the sake of my honor, even against myself? Cited from The Coast of Chance, by Esther Chamberlain and Lucia Chamberlain
  • New Zealand had a starkly different appearance to the countries from where the settlers came.
  • He knew starkly that this time he would have to go through with a killing, or else give up this line of research. Cited from Man of Many Minds, by E. Everett Evans
  • He started to say something of the sort before he remembered that a quarrel lay, starkly, between them. Cited from The Island of Faith, by Margaret E. Sangster
  • It is not pleasant to have the power of one's rival so starkly revealed. Cited from The Window-Gazer, Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  • Its style was starkly similar to that of the Four Seasons.
  • These two starkly different effects may seem counterproductive, but the effect should be profound.
  • Never a field was starkly won But ours the dead that faced the sun. Cited from Moon Endureth [Tales/Fancies], by John Buchan
  • Immediately beneath the spot, the cliffs fell starkly into the sea -- a drop of three hundred feet. Cited from The Red Redmaynes, by Eden Phillpotts
  • She could not face starkly the simple fact of Teddy's death. Cited from Mr. Britling Sees It Through, by H. G. Wells
  • For the first time, the picture had been painted in starkly differing terms.
  • Black-and-white images are not usually starkly contrasted black and white.
  • The starkly modern instrument stands front and center in the chapel.
  • What then followed gave Jack such a shock that the incident has stuck starkly in his mind for half a century.
  • He provided some of Indian cinema's most notable images in starkly contrasted black and white.
  • And the promontories of the sea gate were starkly clear in the growing light. Cited from Key Out of Time, by Andre Alice Norton
  • Park's literary world starkly contrasts heaven and earth and contradictions between light and darkness.
  • These traditional Buddhist practices offer a starkly different way of achieving religious consciousness.
  • The man at his side lay with face upturned starkly to the moonlight. Cited from The Bars of Iron, by Ethel May Dell
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Meaning of starkly

  • adverb In a stark manner
    He was starkly unable to achieve coherence
  • adverb In sharp outline or contrast
    the black walls rose starkly from the snow
  • adverb In a blunt manner
    in starkly realistic terms