They were strident and blatant—and, in essence, lifelessly mild.
A few words to say informally in a little after-dinner speech—you know, nothing blatant, no vulgar sales talk—only a few well-chosen thoughts on the responsibility of realtors to society, on the importance of selecting architects who are competent, respected and well established.
There’s a special kind of subtlety in being as blatant as he’s been.
He saw the familiar "One Small Voice" by Ellsworth M. Toohey, and under it a single word as subtitle, in large, spaced letters, a single word, blatant in its singleness, a salute by dint of omission: # "KEATING" # He dropped the paper strip and seized it again and read, choking upon great unchewed hunks of sentences, the paper trembling in his hand, the skin on his forehead drawing into tight pink spots.
"I don’t know what’s a more conspicuous form of bad discipline," said Wynand, throwing his hat down on a table by the door, "to blurt things right out or to ignore them blatantly.
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I realize what he’s done and that the flirtation on his end is blatantly obvious.
Colleen Hoover -- Slammed
At least he’s embarrassed to be caught out with Anna so blatantly.