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egregious

e·gre·gious

egregious

 
 
pronunciation:
gri jihs
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: remarkably bad; flagrant; glaring.
The senator's misuse of this money was an egregious violation of public trust.Such blasphemy was considered an egregious sin.
synonyms:
flagrant, glaring, gross
antonyms:
marvelous
similar words:
blatant, outrageous
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derivations: egregiously (adv.), egregiousness (n.)
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