adjective, stark·er, stark·est.
Words nearby stark
Origin of stark
OTHER WORDS FROM starkstark·ly, adverbstark·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for starkly
“We are called to put an end to economic and social inequalities”—a perhaps admirable but starkly utopian goal.
But Jones, like most outrage-provoking commentators, starkly divides opinion.Feminist Flagellant: Liz Jones’s Surprising Brand of Tell-All|Emma Garman|July 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The terrain is at once starkly modern, and strangely retro in a pre-feminism Mad Men sort of way.How Americans Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Philandering Politicians|Michelle Cottle|July 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
On-screen, going dark means Lena will become a starkly powerful evil witch.‘Beautiful Creatures’: 14 Notable Differences From the Book to the Screen|Jean Trinh|February 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I might have thought that this starkly dramatic decrease in families on welfare would make right-wingers happy.
The ruins stood out in a magnificent disorder that was starkly impressive.Cavalry of the Clouds|Alan Bott
Grim and starkly forbidding the plain lay before him, dead as the frozen landscape of the moon.Isle of the Undead|Lloyd Arthur Eshbach
"Now either I am mad or dreaming," thought I: for that the fellow had not heard our noise was to me starkly incredible.The Splendid Spur|Arthur T. Quiller Couch
Starkly through the night came the growling roars of the giant beasts from the jungles below.
The day of reckoning came, and the "fat of the land" stared us starkly in the face.Wanted: A Cook|Alan Dale