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Word: flagrant

Definition: conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous


Sentences Containing 'flagrant'

Andersen was suspended for Game 6 of the 2013 Eastern Conference Finals without pay for committing a flagrant foul on Tyler Hansbrough.
As a guest of the famous morning show "Hello, Bulgaria" to NOVA television on November 14, 2008 She determines Pravets as "the first private city", owned by the representative of the oil giant Lukoil in Bulgaria - Valentin Zlatev, prompting a flagrant dismissal of high-ranking journalist Georgi Koritarov.
In 1542 he warmly supported the privileges of the Commons, but his conduct was inspired as usual by subservience to the court, which desired to secure a subsidy, and his opinion that the arrest was a flagrant contempt has been questioned by good authority.
In the older SBemails, his computers are often subject to "Flagrant errors".
Near the end of Game 6, when Detroit held a slight lead, Artest committed a flagrant foul on Hamilton, which nearly caused tempers to boil over.
The Court reasoned that it would be a “flagrant violation” of due process for a state court to follow a policy of increasing sentences upon every reconvicted defendant, and it would be a violation of due process for trial courts to impose that type of punishment on defendants who successfully exercise their constitutional rights.
The general bade him say what he pleased, but not to expect pardon for his flagrant offence.
Through every government of the Weimar Republic had violated Part V of Versailles, in 1933 and 1934, the Nazi government had become more flagrant and open in violating Part V. In 1933, the Germans started to build their first U-boats since World War I, and in April 1935, launched their first U-boats.
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