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bone  

  ( bones    plural & 3rd person present)   ( boning    present participle)   ( boned    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-var   Your bones are the hard parts inside your body which together form your skeleton.  
Many passengers suffered broken bones..., Stephen fractured a thigh bone..., The body is made up primarily of bone, muscle, and fat..., She scooped the chicken bones back into the stewpot.     
2       verb   If you bone a piece of meat or fish, you remove the bones from it before cooking it.  
Make sure that you do not pierce the skin when boning the chicken thighs...      V n  
3       adj   A bone tool or ornament is made of bone.  
usu ADJ n  
...a small, expensive pocketknife with a bone handle.     
4   
    marrow bone  
    T-bone steak  
5    The bare bonesof something are its most basic parts or details.  
bare bones             phrase  
There are not even the bare bones of a garden here<endash>I've got nothing.     
6    If something is too close to the bone, it makes you feel uncomfortable because it is very close to the truth or to the real nature of something.  
close to the bone      phrase   usu v-link PHR  
7    If you make no bonesabout something, you talk openly about it, rather than trying to keep it a secret.  
make no bones      phrase   V inflects, usu PHR about n  
Some of them make no bones about their political views.     
8    If you make no bonesabout doing something that is unpleasant or difficult or that might upset someone else, you do it without hesitating.  
make no bones      phrase   V inflects, usu PHR about -ing  
Stafford-Clark made no bones about reapplying for the job when Daldry was standing for it.     
9    If something such as costs are cut to the bone, they are reduced to the minimum possible.  
to the bone      phrase   PHR after v  
It has survived by cutting its costs to the bone..., Profit margins have been slashed to the bone in an attempt to keep turnover moving.     
10    You use to the bone to indicate that you are very deeply affected by something. For example, if you feel chilled to the bone, your whole body feels extremely cold, often because you have had a shock.  
to the bone      phrase   PHR after v  
What I saw chilled me to the bone.     
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bare     ( barer    comparative)   ( barest    superlative)   ( bares    3rd person present)   ( baring    present participle)   ( bared    past tense & past participle  )
1       adj   If a part of your body is bare, it is not covered by any clothing.  
She was wearing only a thin robe over a flimsy nightdress, and her feet were bare..., She had bare arms and a bare neck.     
2       adj   A bare surface is not covered or decorated with anything.  
usu ADJ n  
They would have liked bare wooden floors throughout the house.     
3       adj   If a tree or a branch is bare, it has no leaves on it.  
...an old, twisted tree, its bark shaggy, many of its limbs brittle and bare.     
4       adj   If a room, cupboard, or shelf is bare, it is empty.  
His fridge was bare apart from three very withered tomatoes..., He led me through to a bare, draughty interviewing room.     
5       adj   An area of ground that is bare has no plants growing on it.  
That's probably the most bare, bleak, barren and inhospitable island I've ever seen.     
6       adj   If someone gives you the bare facts or the barest details of something, they tell you only the most basic and important things.  
det ADJ   (=plain)  
Newspaper reporters were given nothing but the bare facts by the Superintendent in charge of the investigation.     
7       adj   If you talk about the bare minimum or the bare essentials, you mean the very least that is necessary.  
det ADJ   (=absolute)  
The army would try to hold the western desert with a bare minimum of forces..., These are the bare essentials you'll need to dress your baby during the first few months.     
8       adj   Bare is used in front of an amount to emphasize how small it is.  
a ADJ amount     (emphasis)    (=mere)  
Sales are growing for premium wines, but at a bare 2 percent a year.     
9       verb   If you bare something, you uncover it and show it.  
WRITTEN   Walsh bared his teeth in a grin...      V n  
10   
    bare bones  
    bone  
11    If someone does something with their bare hands, they do it without using any weapons or tools.  
with one's bare hands      phrase   PHR after v  
Police believe the killer punched her to death with his bare hands..., Rescuers were using their bare hands to reach the trapped miners.     
12    If you lay something bare, you uncover it completely so that it can then be seen.  
lay sth bare      phrase   V inflects   (=expose)  
The clearing out of disused workshops laid bare thousands of Italianate glazed tiles.     
13    If you lay bare something or someone, you reveal or expose them.  
lay sth bare      phrase   V inflects  
No one wants to expose themselves, lay their feelings bare.     


bare-faced      , barefaced  
You use bare-faced to describe someone's behaviour when you want to emphasize that they do not care that they are behaving wrongly.      adj   ADJ n     (emphasis)    (=brazen, shameless)  
What bare-faced cheek!, ...crooked politicians who tell bare-faced lies.     

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bare  

1    buck naked     (slang)   denuded, exposed, in the bare scud     (slang)   in the raw     (informal)   naked, naked as the day one was born     (informal)   nude, peeled, scuddy     (slang)   shorn, stripped, unclad, unclothed, uncovered, undressed, without a stitch on     (informal)  
2    barren, blank, empty, lacking, mean, open, poor, scanty, scarce, unfurnished, vacant, void, wanting  
3    austere, bald, basic, cold, essential, hard, literal, plain, severe, sheer, simple, spare, spartan, stark, unadorned, unembellished, unfussy, unvarnished  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    attired, clad, clothed, concealed, covered, dressed, hidden  
2    abundant, full, plentiful, profuse, well-stocked  
3    adorned  

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adj.
extremely bad
about humans
n.
1 of the Femur bone neck shaft 2 of the femoral artery 3 femoral arterial access

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