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naked

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1 lacking or shed of clothing
  • I had recurrent nightmares about being naked in public.
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in the altogether (or the buff), stark naked

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2 lacking a usual or natural covering
  • The winter trees now look so naked without their colorful fall foliage.
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bare, naked, nude, bald, barren mean deprived of naturally or conventionally appropriate covering. bare implies the removal of what is additional, superfluous, ornamental, or dispensable.
    • an apartment with bare walls
naked suggests absence of protective or ornamental covering but may imply a state of nature, of destitution, or of defenselessness.
    • poor half-naked children
nude applies especially to the unclothed human figure.
    • a nude model posing for art students
bald implies actual or seeming absence of natural covering and may suggest a conspicuous bareness.
    • a bald mountain peak
barren often suggests aridity or impoverishment or sterility.
    • barren plains

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