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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Extremely obvious or conspicuous.

Usage examples (33)
  • His elders disliked him because he was such a flagrant nonconformist.
  • He's condemned what he called the flagrant aggression of Israel's bombardment of Southern Lebanon.
  • Moallem criticized the international community for its inability to curb what he described as flagrant violations of international law.
  • Oh wait he did …. .one promotional message that he describes as flagrant spam. for more
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  • A "fragrant" (sweet-smelling) summer night was spoiled by the "flagrant" (notorious, outrageous, glaringly bad) foul made in the neighborhood ballgame.
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