adjective, stark·er, stark·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM starkstarkly, adverbstarkness, noun
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As such, the stark reality for early-stage startups is they may yet be caught in the cross-hairs of tough macroeconomic headwinds that are forcing even far more established startups to layoff staff and cut down costs.Venture capital firms are collaborating to keep Nigerian startups alive|Yomi Kazeem|September 2, 2020|Quartz
This hopeful message stood in stark contrast to his tough, no-nonsense, frontal attack on the president.
My guess is that while we wait for a vaccine or treatment, the international contrasts will only grow more stark.
The city conducted a survey to get a better sense of who’s offering the advice and found a stark demographic disparity.Morning Report: MTS Doled Out Violations Disproportionately|Voice of San Diego|July 27, 2020|Voice of San Diego
In stark contrast to the rest of the US, where the number of positive coronavirus cases are spiking, reports indicate that New York is effectively containing the coronavirus, at least for the time being.The shrewd political craft behind Andrew Cuomo’s folksy pandemic poster|Anne Quito|July 15, 2020|Quartz
His constant worship of his wife stands in stark contrast to scandals of the domestic nature in other sports.
These images, videos and messages became a lifeline between two worlds and a stark record of the distance between them.War Is About More Than Heroes, Martyrs, and Patriots|Nathan Bradley Bethea|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The fun of the episode, however, stands in stark contrast to its conclusion.The Walking Dead’s ‘Self Help’: A Grim Show Displays Its Comedy Streak, and A Major Reveal|Melissa Leon|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With some areas, the differences are stark in terms of where this windfall lands.
A recent Pew Poll graphically likewise portrays the stark national divide, and the granular differences are gaping.The 2014 Election Is Yet Another Scrum in the Culture Wars|Lloyd Green|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its sanities are stark madness to the matter-of-fact man of affairs.The Quiver, 2/1900|Various
When the chill morning dawned, their dead lay cold and stark together.Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland|Henry B. Stanton
"I see," answered the clerk, respectfully, for Stark's words led him to think that his guest was a man of wealth.Driven From Home|Horatio Alger
By the stark unmerciful sunlight; by the rude, revealing glow of the impending day how much more scandalous would it be!The Life of the Party|Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
Stark looked over the report and then made a notation on a small pink slip.Blind Spot|Bascom Jones