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view main entry for nakedadjective  /ˈneɪkɪd/
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noun [uncountable]
nakedness noun [uncountable]Not covered: bare, naked, exposed, open, denudedGeneral words used to describe emotions: acutely, affective, basic, bitter, blind, burning, casual, deep, deep-rooted, deep-seatedNot wearing clothes or a particular type of clothes: naked, bare, nude, stripped, undressed, topless, full-frontal, unclothed, au naturel, a state of undress

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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