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Hi,
What does the expression "naked ambition" mean? Is it a common one? Can I derive an adjective and say " naked-ambitious"? Please provide your answer with some examples
Thanks a lot .
Osama
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osama91Can I derive an adjective and say " naked-ambitious"?
That might be nakedly ambitious, but it is not likely to make much sense.

Naked ambition is ambition that is extremely obvious. We also have the expressions: naked truth (truth bared to reveal everything), the naked ape (mankind), naked aggression, and quite a few others.
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osama91 Can I derive an adjective and say " naked-ambitious"?
It would probably be "nakedly ambitious." (a nakedly ambitious person)

But as A/S has pointed out, these naked "prefixes" have resulted in fixed expressions --- and it's rather difficult to create new ones on demand.
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