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  Stark [stɑ:k] n
math. Штарк
  stark [stɑ:k] adj.
in stark terms
gen. полный (о чуши, несуразице и т.п.: stark nonsense); совершенный (stark nonsense); совершеннейший (stark nonsense); полнейший (stark nonsense); абсолютный (stark nonsense); разительный (Our own contributor, Stephen Robinson, weighs in with his thoughts on the stark likeness to Microsoft's offering: "Wait, is Samsung getting even more obvious with rip-offs? Or did they actually get permission from Microsoft?" • In "African Calliope: a Journey to the Sudan", Edward Hoagland wrote about Cornelius Boghosian, an Armenian who bore a stark likeness to Hemingway. olga garkovik); явный (That's in stark contrast to other parts of the world where there are still high case numbers and lockdown restrictions of varying severity. • The selection of Fauci, known for his straightforward and honest words during the pandemic, provides a stark contrast with Trump's downplaying of the virus and his undercutting of federal scientists, including at times Fauci. • Both moves are stark reversals of the administration's previous positions. cognachennessy); очевидный (His words were in stark contrast to what he had said earlier. • "Such increases in methane emissions are concerning and in stark contradiction to the direction set in the Paris agreement," Rostand said. • Recent use of osteological techniques and isotope geochemistry suggest a skeleton found in 1869, thought to be Henry Le Vesconte, is possibly that of Harry Goodsir. Scientists created a forensic facial reconstruction that shows a stark likeness to the surgeon. cognachennessy); пустой; ничем не украшенный (the stark white, characterless fireplace in the drawing room); пустынный (The scant vegetation lent the quarry an air of stark desolation.); строгий (severe or severely simple: stark discipline • a stark interior Blackmirtl); суровый (о правде, реальности и т.п.: the stark realities of death • Male suicide: It's time to face the stark truth about a growing crisis. • All too often, however, the use of this term has clouded the stark reality of what social exclusion actually means for both clients and service providers. • The stark reality, as opposed to all the rhetoric about assisting small firms, is contained in the figures for company liquidations. • Lockdown offered a tantalising glimpse of a cleaner world, but also revealed a starker truth: that the global economy is not set up to prioritise wellbeing, climate and nature.); серьёзный (Trump's financial disadvantage was once unthinkable – incumbent presidents traditionally vastly out-raise their rivals – and poses a stark challenge to his reelection prospects. 4uzhoj); непростой (о выборе: U.K. companies face a stark choice if they want to stay competitive. • How stark a choice do you really think it is? 4uzhoj); нелёгкий (о выборе: U.K. companies face a stark choice if they want to stay competitive. 4uzhoj); сильный (The divide between rich and poor is stark even in the United States. • Sixty years after Baker, the urban-rural divide in our politics is starker than ever. • But the contrasts between the two races are stark.); убедительный (Abysslooker); наглядный (Abysslooker); совершенно (stark naked • stark mad)
Игорь Миг без излишеств (об убранстве); недвусмысленный (He also warned in stark terms about the possibility of voter intimidation. • The conviction should send out a stark warning to other motorists.)
arch., liter. сильный
context. дикий (I screamed in stark terror.); бесплодный; значительный (While college-educated white voters in other Sun Belt states favor Mr. Biden or break even between the two presidential contenders, they favor Mr. Trump 50 percent to 38 percent in South Carolina. Even more stark, and for Democrats downright daunting, is the gap among white voters without a college degree: 77 percent favor Mr. Trump while just 18 percent support Mr. Biden. nytimes.com 4uzhoj); яркий (To understand the inequities of student education in this fall of pandemic, few places offer a starker lesson than the Orange County border that divides working-class Long Beach and the upscale suburb of Los Alamitos. latimes.com 4uzhoj)
liter. окоченелый (rigid in or as if in death: His rigid corpse showed no signs of movement.); окоченевший (rigid in or as if in death: His rigid corpse showed no signs of movement.); застывший; окостенелый; окостеневший; охладелый
news агонистический (stark: [adjective] rigid in or as if in death. — stark: [adjective] rigid in or as if in death. — https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stark Аго́ния (от др.-греч. ἀγωνία лат. Agonia — борьба) — терминальное состояние организма, предшествующее наступлению смерти — https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Агония: Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelenskiy has issued a stark message to western leaders — https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2022/apr/20/russia-ukraine-war-latest-ukraine-repels-numerous-donbas-attacks-as-russian-logistics-falter-says-uk-live rns)
poetic жёсткий; неистовый; стойкий; твёрдый; непреклонный; решительный; строгий
Игорь Миг, context. неприкрытый; крайний (~ poverty)
Игорь Миг, inf. спартанский
  Stark [stɑ:k] adj.
math. штарковский
  stark [stɑ:k] adv.
stark naked; stark raving mad
gen. абсолютно (stark naked); полностью (stark naked); резко; круто; решительно; явно; прямо; чисто (в знач. "исключительно, полностью": It was a stark political argument, almost entirely divorced from the legal scholarship and constitutional debates that usually characterize high court confirmations. washingtontimes.com 4uzhoj); совсем; очевидным образом; убедительно (Abysslooker); наглядно (Abysslooker)
Игорь Миг целиком
 English thesaurus
  stark [stɑ:k] adj.
gen. rigidly conforming (as to a pattern or doctrine; syn.: absolute): stark discipline merriam-webster.com); utter, sheer (stark nonsense merriam-webster.com); barren, desolate (merriam-webster.com); having few or no ornaments (a stark white room merriam-webster.com); harsh, blunt (the stark realities of death merriam-webster.com); sharply delineated (a stark contrast merriam-webster.com); providing no shelter or sustenance (In describing a place, stark means "providing no shelter or sustenance." A barren desert or a room with no furniture or curtains is stark: a stark landscape vocabulary.com); severe, stern, or austere (like the stark beauty of the rocky cliffs in the west of Ireland: a stark interior vocabulary.com); severely simple (a stark interior vocabulary.com); devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment (facing the stark reality of the deadline vocabulary.com); complete or extreme (stark poverty • a stark contrast vocabulary.com); stark choices or statements are harsh and unpleasant (U.K. companies face a stark choice if they want to stay competitive. • The conviction should send out a stark warning to other motorists. collinsdictionary.com); if two things are in stark contrast to one another, they are very different from each other in a way that is very obvious (...secret cooperation between London and Washington that was in stark contrast to official policy. collinsdictionary.com); something that is stark is very plain in appearance (...the stark white, characterless fireplace in the drawing room. collinsdictionary.com); used for describing a building or scene that is very clear and plain to look at, often in a slightly unpleasant or frightening way (She disliked the stark brick walls and the steel window frames. • The hill formed a stark silhouette against the sky. macmillandictionary.com); used for describing an unpleasant fact or situation that is very obvious or impossible to avoid (e.g., stark choice: The stark choice is between moving out or staying here and paying more. • stark reality: Too many community leaders seem unable to grasp this stark reality. macmillandictionary.com); extreme and obvious (There still remained one stark difference between the two men. • His words were in stark contrast to what he had said earlier. macmillandictionary.com); starkly
arch. strong, robust (merriam-webster.com)
liter. rigid in or as if in death (merriam-webster.com)
  stark [stɑ:k] adv.
gen. in a stark manner (merriam-webster.com); to an absolute or complete degree, wholly (stark naked • stark mad merriam-webster.com); completely (stark mad • mouth stark open vocabulary.com); totally (Stark can also be used to mean "totally." If you are called stark, raving mad, there's no question about it: you are acting completely crazy. vocabulary.com)
stark: 290 phrases in 40 subjects
American usage, not spelling1
Contextual meaning6
Energy industry1
Humorous / Jocular1
Laboratory equipment3
Mass media2
News style2
Quantum electronics3
Uncommon / rare1