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flagrant

fla·grant

flagrant

 
 
pronunciation:
fleI grnt
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: exceptionally or glaringly noticeable.
The audience tittered at the speaker's flagrant slip of the tongue.
similar words:
egregious, glaring, gross, obtrusive
definition 2: exceptionally bad; disgraceful; scandalous.
He could never return after his flagrant betrayal.
similar words:
barefaced, gross, outrageous, scandalous
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derivations: flagrantly (adv.), flagrance (n.), flagrancy (n.)