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Definition of Flagrant


  1. Flaming; inflamed; glowing; burning; ardent.
  2. Actually in preparation, execution, or performance; carried on hotly; raging.
  3. Flaming into notice; notorious; enormous; heinous; glaringly wicked.

Flagrant Quotations

If it be not a sin, an open, flagrant violation of all the rules of justice and humanity, to hold these slaves in bondage, it is indeed folly to put ourselves to any trouble and expense in order to free them.
Samuel Hopkins

When Enron collapsed, through court processes, thousands and thousands of emails came out that were internal, and it provided a window into how the whole company was managed. It was all the little decisions that supported the flagrant violations.
Julian Assange

Where there is flagrant abuse of corporate entities we must and will seek to tackle it.
Vince Cable

People can be a bit flagrant when they're having an affair. Most of the time, there's an element of it where they want to be discovered because they're in crisis. They need the boil to be burst, in some way, for a resolution.
Anne-Marie Duff

Disarming Iraq is legal under a series of U.N. resolutions. Iraq is in flagrant violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions.
Jose Maria Aznar
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Flagrant Translations

flagrant in German is schamlos
flagrant in Spanish is flagrante

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