flagrant vs blatant

flagrant blatant


  • 1) obsolete Common misspelling of fragrant.
  • 2) Obvious and offensive, blatant, scandalous
  • 3) archaic On fire, flaming.
  • 4) Conspicuously bad, offensive, or reprehensible.
  • 5) Obsolete Flaming; blazing.
  • 6) Flaming; inflamed; glowing; burning; ardent.
  • 7) Flaming into notice; notorious; enormous; heinous; glaringly wicked.
  • 8) Actually in preparation, execution, or performance; carried on hotly; raging.
  • 9) Synonyms Wicked, Heinous, etc. see atrocious.
  • 10) Raging; in action; actually in progress.
  • 11) Hence Ardent; eager.
  • 12) Glaring; notorious; scandalous: as, a flagrant crime: rarely used of persons.
  • 13) HenceArdent;eager.
  • 14) Burning; blazing; hence, shining; glorious.


  • 1) Obvious, on show
  • 2) Bellowing, as a calf; bawling; brawling; clamoring; disagreeably clamorous; sounding loudly and harshly.
  • 3) Unpleasantly loud and noisy: synonym: vociferous.
  • 4) Usage Problem Totally or offensively conspicuous or obtrusive.
  • 5) Bellowing; bawling; noisy; loud-talking or loud-sounding.


  • 1) This is the most flagrant and outrageous use of her position.
  • 2) What is one to make of such flagrant behaviour?
  • 3) For the flagrant disregard for the beauty of life.
  • 4) With flagrant disregard for the king they planned to proceed, with or without royal approval.
  • 5) This is surely a flagrant breach of the Treaty.
  • 6) The threshold test required a flagrant breach of the relevant right such as would completely deny or nullify the right in the destination country.
  • 7) This will be remembered as one of the most flagrant breaches of any of the promises he's made.
  • 8) In practice it is under threat from the flagrant abuse of a measure that was intended to define police powers, not extend them.
  • 9) The judge added: 'Your behaviour amounted to a flagrant breach of trust.
  • 10) Her spokesman said: 'This is a flagrant violation of privacy.
  • 11) The king showed a flagrant disregard for a reforming committee of barons, which led to civil war - at a time when the weather also grew stormy.
  • 12) ‘It was not a clear case of a flagrant breach of duty any more than it was an obviously hopeless claim.’
  • 13) ‘Following an internal probe, 12 members of staff were sacked for flagrant breaches of hygiene rules.’
  • 14) ‘It's a flagrant breach of the unwritten rules, but who's to stop her?’
  • 15) ‘Senior lawyers cite a flagrant breach of the presumption of innocence which may jeopardise a future trial.’
  • 16) ‘They said settlements must be respected even if they were in flagrant breach of planning law.’
  • 17) ‘Such flagrant breach of its own regulations does not bode well for a euro constitution.’
  • 18) ‘She should not be allowed to feel that she is in control or that she is getting away with her flagrant breach of her obligations.’
  • 19) ‘It was obvious by the flagrant manner in which they were speaking and the discord their steps and words caused.’
  • 20) ‘Setting an age limit is a form of age discrimination and a flagrant violation of the citizens' constitutional right to work.’
  • 21) ‘He is someone that shows flagrant disregard for the orders.’
  • 22) ‘It's difficult to imagine a more flagrant violation of our founding principles than that.’
  • 23) ‘That too has to be seen against numerous flagrant violations of human rights, which are largely ignored.’
  • 24) ‘And it results in the most flagrant violations in the administration of justice.’
  • 25) ‘It is this flagrant disregard for human rights and international laws which so angers people.’
  • 26) ‘They also highlighted a flagrant disregard by the defendant to correspondence from the council in the case.’
  • 27) ‘Joe Warwick was blown away not just by the food but by the competitors' flagrant disregard for the rules.’
  • 28) ‘One bag of chips every now and then is NOT a flagrant disregard for their health.’
  • 29) ‘Yet they were persecuted and locked up in flagrant disregard of their human rights.’


  • 1) They turned out to be blatant lies.
  • 2) This is a polite way of turning down their blatant attempt to sell you drugs.
  • 3) They had a blatant penalty not given.
  • 4) We kept our defensive shape and it was a blatant handball for the first goal.
  • 5) Such as a blatant disregard for speed limits and signposts.
  • 6) In the morning he told me a blatant lie saying he went out for fresh air.
  • 7) This is a blatant attempt to conceal the crisis of our bulging prisons.
  • 8) He also turned down a blatant penalty.
  • 9) It was blatant handball and the referee was close.
  • 10) It shows such a blatant disregard for the value of money.
  • 11) His blatant disregard for your feelings is emotionally cheating and abusive.
  • 12) By doing this he is showing a blatant disregard for the law and for disabled people.
  • 13) One of the most interesting things about individuals who stand out as successful transformational leaders is that they tell blatant lies.
  • 14) Anything else is blatant age discrimination.
  • 15) It looked like a blatant penalty.
  • 16) Talking of football, that bit of the ad is a blatant lie.
  • 17) A blatant attempt to extend the franchise?
  • 18) The extra referee behind the goal would have seen the goal and it would have solved the problem because the second handball was a blatant one.
  • 19) It's not obvious, blatant or scary.
  • 20) It is a travesty that such a gifted person should pay such a high price for blatant discrimination in a western country in the 21st century.
  • 21) I suppose we shouldn't have because we might have been able to deal with the cross, but the handball was so blatant.
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  • 23) While Senate Republicans joined Democrats in pounding on the Goldman executives at the hearing and expressed comparable outrage over what they described as blatant conflicts of interest in the structuring of Goldman deals, they confidently trooped over to the Senate floor to vote again to block the bill.
  • 24) On recovering Bureche farm, National lands Institute (INTI) officials faced an angry oligarch opposing what he calls the blatant invasion of private property.
  • 25) It also criticised what it called the blatant disregard of the principals of consultation embodied in the African National
  • 26) Commission to prevent what it termed blatant racism by a rightwing cultural organisation which was allowing only whites to enter a writing competition.
  • 27) Nigerian government of what it called blatant contempt for the rule of law.
  • 28) Mr Buthelezi on Wednesday criticised the media in general for what he termed their blatant misrepresentation of the IFP position at multiparty talks.
  • 29) ‘One of the soldiers responsible for this act of blatant provocation explained the rationale.’
  • 30) ‘He told a blatant lie to all students last time round.’
  • 31) ‘To credit the newspaper, they did retract the quote once it was exposed as a blatant lie.’
  • 32) ‘I think that we know that there are blatant lies that are being told by both camps.’
  • 33) ‘He stands there, squinting his eyes and pursing his lips, going on and on with such blatant lies.’
  • 34) ‘The leaders find themselves in more trouble than their predecessors faced over much more blatant war lies.’
  • 35) ‘It may be that the source and schemes behind these blatant lies can be revealed by a court case.’
  • 36) ‘I'd just like to expose this statement as a blatant pack of lies.’
  • 37) ‘There's no blatant lie in that sentence but it's hardly the whole truth either is it?’
  • 38) ‘Generally the tradition is to tell lies so blatant that even small children spot them.’
  • 39) ‘It was a blatant lie, and both men knew it, but neither cared all that much.’
  • 40) ‘The abuse was very blatant and it shocked me that it could be so overt.’
  • 41) ‘Prejudice that blatant doesn't usually get aired outside the pub these days.’
  • 42) ‘Magistrates described his driving record as horrendous and said he was in blatant breach of a court order.’
  • 43) ‘It is nothing but a blatant act of unilateral intervention, outside the UN umbrella.’
  • 44) ‘Given the blatant bias in the reporting, the whole study has to be suspect.’
  • 45) ‘It is amazing that we put up with such blatant rip-offs and someone suggested that we think with our feet and shop around.’
  • 46) ‘Challenge those responsible for this blatant neglect and the place instantly takes on the air of the confessional.’
  • 47) ‘They were content to overlook all but the most blatant infractions.’
  • 48) ‘Think of the company, and its blatant disregard for honesty, fair competition and legal strictures.’
  • 49) ‘What are hundreds of children going to ask or think when they see this blatant advertisement for sexual equipment?’
  • 50) ‘Many lecturers will drop hints, ranging from subtle to blatant, as to what will be in the exam.’
  • 51) ‘This is a good time to show off a bit of yourself - either as blatant or subtle as you wish.’
  • 52) ‘This can be avoided by restricting blatant and misleading advertising in the media.’
  • 53) ‘He called the advertising a blatant attempt to buy votes for the coming election.’
  • 54) ‘It is, however, one of the most blatant examples of companies trying to pass off an advertisement as reality.’
  • 55) ‘His article was not only disappointing but appeared to be blatant propaganda.’
  • 56) ‘His action was too blatant, though still acceptable in the eyes of parliament.’
  • 57) ‘In fact, I can't really think of any other blatant examples of this phenomenon right now.’
  • 58) ‘This is no more blatant than anything that any other politician engages in on a daily basis.’
  • 59) ‘Perhaps I'd just misunderstood, or squandered a blatant opportunity, I thought.’
  • 60) ‘The fact that such a detail stands out suggests the blatant lack of memorable songwriting and production on much of this album.’
  • 61) ‘When blatant opportunities arose for commentary, the main issue was left out entirely.’
  • 62) ‘Such a blatant lack of interest in her children's education was shocking - but sadly not exceptional.’
  • 63) ‘It is not too blatant and it might work as it allows people to move from one sphere to another without stepping into the rain.’
  • 64) ‘The audience was not going to be satisfied with such a blatant appeal to sentimentality.’

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