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synonyms for barebones

  • bleak
  • rustic
  • stark
  • subdued
  • unadorned
  • bald
  • bare
  • bare-bones
  • clean
  • dour
  • plain
  • primitive
  • severe
  • simple
  • spare
  • spartan
  • unembellished
  • vanilla

antonyms for barebones

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  • bland
  • calm
  • elaborate
  • encouraging
  • extravagant
  • gentle
  • indulgent
  • luxurious
  • meek
  • mild
  • spending
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How to use barebones in a sentence

And this yer's the gov'nor's desk; and here old Praise god Barebones sits opposite ye.
TWO MEN OF SANDY BARBRET HARTE
Your Barebones, and Hop-an'-jumps, and creatures of that vulgar herd, are quite out of my category.'
MISS ELLIOT'S GIRLSMRS MARY SPRING CORNING
And old Father Murray is just the dearest old man ever was, and hasn't got a long, solemn face like Mr. Barebones.
THE ACTRESS' DAUGHTERMAY AGNES FLEMING
"Praise God Barebones," I think, must have made the selection of the volumes.
CAPER-SAUCEFANNY FERN
He was a prominent member of the Barebones Parliament, but after its extinction ceased to exercise any political influence.
STATE TRIALS, POLITICAL AND SOCIALVARIOUS
Barebones' Parliament, a body full of stiff-backed and fanatical Independents, soon proved too restive for its creator.
A HISTORY OF ENGLANDCHARLES OMAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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