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flagrant

flagrant - Dictionary definition and meaning for word flagrant

Definition
(adj) conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
Synonyms : crying , egregious , glaring , gross , rank
Example Sentence
  • a crying shame
  • an egregious lie
  • flagrant violation of human rights
  • a glaring error
  • gross ineptitude
  • gross injustice
  • rank treachery

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for flagrant

flag + rent --renting the national flag!(No offense meant) It is shocking & scandalous.
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by jothivarman

"flagrant"-split into 'flag'+'rant'. Flag(v) means slow down & rant meant irritated. Therefore when one start weakening they rant and become offensive.
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by jinnie

lag + rant --running over the national flag!(No offense meant) It is bad or offensive.
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by sansecretcp

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