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flagrant
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The Scarlet Letter

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Definition obviously and outrageously bad (in the sense of violating what is normally considered proper)
  • There can be no outrage, methinks, against our common nature—whatever be the delinquencies of the individual—no outrage more flagrant than to forbid the culprit to hide his face for shame; as it was the essence of this punishment to do.
    Chapter 2 -- The Market Place (65% in)

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