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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Stark \Stark\ (st[aum]rk), a. [Compar. Starker (-[~e]r); superl. Starkest.] [OE. stark stiff, strong, AS. stearc; akin to OS. starc strong, D. sterk, OHG. starc, starah, G. & Sw. stark, Dan. staerk, Icel. sterkr, Goth. gasta['u]rknan to become dried up, Lith. str["e]gti to stiffen, to freeze. Cf. Starch, a. & n.] 1. Stiff; rigid. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Whose senses all were straight benumbed and stark. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] His heart gan wax as stark as marble stone. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Many a nobleman lies stark and stiff Under the hoofs of vaunting enemies. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The north is not so stark and cold. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. Complete; absolute; full; perfect; entire. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Consider the stark security The common wealth is in now. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 3. Strong; vigorous; powerful. [1913 Webster] A stark, moss-trooping Scot. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] Stark beer, boy, stout and strong beer. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 4. Severe; violent; fierce. [Obs.] "In starke stours" [i. e., in fierce combats]. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 5. Mere; sheer; gross; entire; downright. [1913 Webster] He pronounces the citation stark nonsense. --Collier. [1913 Webster] Rhetoric is very good or stark naught; there's no medium in rhetoric. --Selden. [1913 Webster]