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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Flagrant \Fla"grant\, a. [L. flagrans, -antis, p. pr. of
flagrate to burn, akin to Gr. ?: cf. F. flagrant. Cf.
1. Flaming; inflamed; glowing; burning; ardent.
The beadle's lash still flagrant on their back.
A young man yet flagrant from the lash of the
executioner or the beadle. --De Quincey.
Flagrant desires and affections. --Hooker.
2. Actually in preparation, execution, or performance;
carried on hotly; raging.
A war the most powerful of the native tribes was
3. Flaming into notice; notorious; enormous; heinous;
Syn: Atrocious; flagitious; glaring. See Atrocious.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; "a
crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of
human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude";
"gross injustice"; "rank treachery" [syn: crying(a),
egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rank]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
247 Moby Thesaurus words for "flagrant":
abject, ablaze, abominable, absolute, afire, aflame, aflicker,
aglow, alight, ardent, arrant, atrocious, audacious, awful, bad,
barefaced, base, beastly, beggarly, beneath contempt, black,
blamable, blameworthy, blatant, blazing, bold, brazen, brazenfaced,
brutal, burning, candent, candescent, capital, cheesy, classical,
colorful, comburent, complete, conflagrant, conspicuous,
consummate, contemptible, contemptuous, crass, criminal, crude,
cruel, crummy, damnable, dark, debased, decided, defiant,
definitive, degraded, deplorable, depraved, despicable, detestable,
dire, dirty, disgraceful, disgusting, downright, dreadful,
egregious, enormous, evil, execrable, exhibitionistic, extravagant,
fetid, filthy, flagitious, flaming, flaring, flaunting, flickering,
forward, foul, fulsome, fuming, garish, gaudy, glaring, glowing,
gorgeous, grave, grievous, gross, guttering, hanging out, hateful,
heinous, horrible, horrid, ignescent, ignited, immodest, improper,
in a blaze, in a glow, in flames, in relief, in the foreground,
incandescent, inconsiderate, infamous, inflamed, iniquitous,
intolerable, kindled, knavish, lamentable, little, live, living,
loathsome, loud, lousy, low, low-down, lumpen, lurid, mangy, mean,
measly, meretricious, miserable, monstrous, nasty, naughty,
nefarious, noisome, notable, noticeable, notorious, obnoxious,
obtrusive, obvious, odious, offensive, on fire, open, ostensible,
out-and-out, outrageous, outright, outstanding, paltry, peccant,
perfect, petty, pitiable, pitiful, poky, poor, positive, precious,
profound, prominent, pronounced, proper, rank, reeking,
regrettable, regular, reprehensible, reprobate, reptilian,
repulsive, rotten, sad, salient, scabby, scandalous, schlock,
scintillant, scintillating, scornful, screaming, scrubby, scruffy,
scummy, scurvy, sensational, shabby, shameful, shameless,
shattering, shocking, shoddy, sinful, small, smoking, smoldering,
sordid, sparking, spectacular, squalid, staring, stark,
stark-staring, sticking out, striking, superlative, surpassing,
tawdry, terrible, the veriest, thorough, thoroughgoing, too bad,
total, treacherous, unabashed, unashamed, unbearable, unblushing,
unclean, unconscionable, undeniable, unembarrassed, unequivocal,
unextinguished, unforgivable, unmentionable, unmitigated, unmodest,
unpardonable, unqualified, unquenched, unrelieved, unspeakable,
unspoiled, unworthy, utter, vicious, vile, villainous, vulgar,
wicked, woeful, worst, worthless, wretched, wrong
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