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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BARE BONES

I have been forced, so to speak, to look upon its bare bones.

If a look could have withered him Seth would have shriveled to bare bones.

He had got down to the bare bones of it, and they were fine and strong and simple.

At last nothing is left of it but the bare bones to bleach in the sun.

The rest of the bare bones of the story I have already told you.

Shout now and welcome, and it is bare bones will be left of you!

It had been rather like an exchange of telegrams--reduced to the bare bones of necessary question and answer.

I could see the bare bones of an auditorium, the deep foundations for the stage and so forth.

That which is technical to the exclusion of other elements remains technique pure and simple, workmanship--the bare bones of art.

There were fewer piles of loose stones, but more outcropping rocks, the bare bones of the earth.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BARE BONES

framework

nounfoundation, core
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.