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bark

verb (1)

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(Entry 1 of 3)

to remove the natural covering of
  • barking a tree will probably kill it

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bark

verb (2)

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to speak sharply or irritably
  • the new supervisor found that speaking to people with a civil tongue got better results than barking at them

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bark

noun

Synonyms of bark (Entry 3 of 3)

a boat equipped with one or more sails
  • took a small bark out on the lake

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The first known use of bark was before the 12th century

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“Bark.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bark. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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