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1) bare 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...forms: barˇer, barˇest1. Lacking the usual or appropriate covering or clothing; naked: a bare arm. 2. Exposed to view; undisguised: bare fangs. 3. Lacking the usual...

2) bare. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. To make bare: denude, disrobe, divest, expose, strip1, uncover. See PUT ON. 2. To make visible; bring to view: disclose, display, expose, reveal, show, unclothe,...

3) bare, bear. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...the result only of mechanical stumble, not ignorance. The principal parts of the verbs are bare, bared, bared, and bear, bore, borne or born. The adjective bare means...

4) bare bones. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Informal The basic elements or essentials: outlined the bare bones of the proposal. bare-bones (barbonz) -ADJECTIVE...

5) bare-knuckle. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Without gloves: boxers fighting bare-knuckle. 1. Wearing no gloves: an undefeated bare-knuckle champion. 2. Slang Of a fiercely implacable character: the bare-knuckle...

6) bare-naked. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...ADVERB & Chiefly Northern U.S. With no clothes on. The chiefly Northern U.S. expression bare-naked illustrates the linguistic process of redundancy, not always acceptable...

7) Bare Poles. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...to a man reduced to the last extremity. Figuratively, a disingenuous person sails under bare poles. 1 "We were scudding before a heavy gale, under bare poles."-Capt....

8) bare infinitive. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...used with modal auxiliary verbs. In the sentence I must go to the store now, the verb go is a bare infinitive....

9) bare 2. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Archaic A past tense of bear1....

10) Scudding under Bare Poles. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...with no sails, or only just enough to keep the vessel ahead of the sea; "scudding under bare poles" is being driven by the wind so violently that no sail at all is...

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