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naked

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To love one child and to love all children, whether living or dead—somewhere these two loves come together. To love a no-good but humble punk and to love an honest man who believes himself to be an honest man—somewhere these, too, come together.
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Etymology

Old English nacod (naked), from Proto-Germanic *nakwathaz, from Proto-Indo-European *neogw- (naked).

Pronunciation

Adjective

naked (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
naked

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  1. Not wearing any clothes.
    She was as naked as the day she was born.
  2. Glib, without decoration, put bluntly.
    This is the naked truth.
    The naked facts lay there on the table, enclosed within the files.
  3. unprotected
    The tendrils of the naked flame stretched into the skies.

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