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bald

1. having no hair or fur, esp (of a man) having no hair on all or most of the scalp
2. (of certain birds and other animals) having white markings on the head and face
3. (of a tyre) having a worn tread
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

bald

[bȯld]
(geography)
An elevated grassy, treeless area, as on the top of a mountain.
(mining engineering)
Without framing.
A mine timber which has a flat end.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Bald

(dreams)
Some believe that dreaming about baldness is a warning about poor health. However, baldness symbolizes a lack of something, just like those who are bald lack hair. Hair represents feelings of personal power and beauty. Consider if such issues are currently relevant in your life.
Bedside Dream Dictionary by Silvana Amar Copyright © 2007 by Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
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President Eisenhower stated it baldly in his inaugural message of January 20, 1953: "Destiny has laid upon our country the responsibility for world leadership." To the Newspaper Publishers Association on April 22, 1954, the President said: "History has decreed that responsibility of leadership shall be placed on this nation." Secretary Dulles in the policy statements following his speeches of December 14, 1953, in Paris and December 22, 1953, in Washington asserted that if the world did not answer this important question of world leadership to Washington's satisfaction there was to be instantaneous and massive retaliation.
In letter after letter, Dorothy has told William baldly that he means everything to her.
for most of the woods are consumed." [2] Deforestation had in fact become such a controversial issue that in 1653 Sylvanus Taylor baldly declared that "all men's eyes were upon the forests." [3] Taylor, an early advocate of sustainable yield, argued that two trees should be planted for every one cut down, but thanks to a report prepared by Dr.
Happily all this is stated just about as baldly and clearly as that.
One female police officer has "baldly" gone where no woman has gone before - in the name of charity.
The revelation of this baldly criminal behavior alienated not only moderate congressmen, but also conservative loyalists, without whose support Nixon was doomed.
to 2001 A.D., women raise laments, state baldly the horrors they have endured, but keep the thread of hope alive that the world will seek non-violent ways to settle conflicts and live in peace.
The cardinal's call for us to love one another and treat each person with dignity and respect, his call for universal access to health care and the insistence that both treatment and prevention be funded are all important goals." "However," she continued, when the "cardinal baldly claims 'condoms often fail,' this is simply not true.
But women couldn't fly passenger jets because, airlines baldly explained, passengers wouldn't be comfortable with a female pilot.
He has baldly threatened Syria, Iraq's neighbor, although talk of war is premature.
Put baldly, identity just is narrative: understanding who a person is seems to require that we understand what that person has gone through, with what outcomes--and of course this is a narrative.
Today, few colleges baldly award honorary degrees to benefactors.