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But the light was searching, cynical, and the wayside scenes were revealed with the despondent starkness of a Russian novel.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
It is spring, and the woods in the distance are losing their starkness.
Along that hot road the spectre of Zurich pursued me, in all its starkness.
ALONENORMAN DOUGLAS
He was very gentle with man and beast, but he dreaded the starkness of disillusion cropping through again.
THE RAINBOWD. H. (DAVID HERBERT) LAWRENCE
It showed with such starkness how hideously the Brandeis ledger sagged on the wrong side.
FANNY HERSELFEDNA FERBER
That strange feeling of starkness never belonged to a human body soft with the pulse of life.
Since I left my father's house I have felt the starkness of strangers, and now—now I can endure it no longer.
THE WARD OF KING CANUTEOTTILIE A. LILJENCRANTZ

WORDS RELATED TO STARKNESS

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