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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: flagrare 'to burn'

flagrant

adjective
     
fla‧grant
a flagrant action is shocking because it is done in a way that is easily noticed and shows no respect for laws, truth etc
flagrant abuse/violation/breach etc
flagrant violations of human rights
a flagrant disregard for the law
flagrantly adverb

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