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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.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • It’s not dying, and I’m sure everyone here would be more comfortable if you didn’t suggest something so blatantly inflammatory.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • With her back to the camera, she felt perfectly comfortable blatantly glaring at me.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite

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  • There was one who was sweating so much I had to call over a butler to give me a towel for my hand once he left, and the one after him blatantly stared at my chest for the entirety of our meeting.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • They were brittle and peeling—smaller than I remembered, too—and looking at them now, as an almost adult, it struck me how blatant the fakery was.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • Uncertainty filled me more strongly than before and I decided to press ahead with no more blatant risks.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • This blatant but accurate reference to the way fire insurance was used to compensate for sagging trade was not appreciated and he was sued.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • "Why did you come here?" he asks, blatantly changing the subject.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • So blatantly obvious, right in front of my face.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four

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  • I take the blatant disregard of such a statute quite seriously, Emperor Kaito.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • "From the way you two are blatantly ignoring me, I’d say she could pass for your sister!
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • To do so would have forced people to look elsewhere for a culprit — a search that would have invited questions about the city’s blatant lack of emergency planning.
    Jim Murphy  --  The Great Fire
  • In Plaszow, I would have been shot or at least lashed for such a blatant infraction, for being "a lazy and irresponsible" Jew.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Once upon a time fairly recently, in fact—Molly would’ve gagged over these words, both because they’re blatantly sycophantic and cringingly sentimental.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • You’re so blatantly attracted to me, it’s hard not to tease you."
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • He’s so blatantly obvious, it’s almost inspired.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • Oh, this was the great ploy of Satan in that kingdom of his: to display such blatant evil that one could almost believe one’s own secret sins didn’t matter.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • , because of its rather blatant suggestiveness.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • They return the gesture, blatantly favoring this Evangeline.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • The Criminal Element said that sometimes it was wise to put criminals on the defensive by making "slanderous or blatantly untrue comments.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • When the mines reopen, wages are cut, hours extended, miners sent into blatantly dangerous work sites.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • It’s not the first time a guy has checked me out, it’s just that I never had a guy like Alex do it so blatantly . and so up-close.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • A blatant lie—he had nothing to give, except maybe Mein Kampf, and there was no way he’d give such propaganda to a young German girl.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • "Hey?" cried the blatant Stryver.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Often they were exaggerated, or blatant lies, but it was a way of bringing body and soul back together, or a way of making new bodies for the souls to inhabit.
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • It was so blatantly the type of thing that she would do herself, and I did not want him to bracket us together.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • He undoubtedly felt it poor payment that the village should so blatantly disregard his candidate for one of its more important offices, especially since he regarded himself as the intellectual superior of most of the people around him.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • How can I explain purposely setting foot on a path so blatantly’ treacherous?
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • The blatant soldier often convulsed whole files by his biting sarcasms aimed at the tall one.
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
  • It was so childishly blatant, thought Rearden, so helplessly crude: the hint and the insult, offered together.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • The phrase not only clearly states the Illuminati objective, but it also blatantly contradicts the phrase beside it.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Langdon was having trouble buying Teabing’s premise that the Church would blatantly murder people to obtain these documents.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • This is blatant obstruction.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • I remembered that MacQueen had called attention, not once but twice (and the second time in a very blatant manner), to the fact that Ratchett could speak no French.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • I can’t tell if he’s trying to give the appearance of patience and failing miserably or is blatantly trying to make me leave.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • "Well, put it this way: why would he risk his own and his company’s good name on such a blatant swindle?"
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • The glittering sea rose up, moved apart in planes of blatant impossibility; the coral reef and the few stunted palms that clung to the more elevated parts would float up into the sky, would quiver, be plucked apart, run like raindrops on a wire or be repeated as in an odd succession of mirrors.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • They were strident and blatant—and, in essence, lifelessly mild.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • This, Paul thought, was nothing more than blatant harassment.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • Later, Mariam was in the kitchen, soaking dishes in soapy water, a tightly wound knot in her belly-It wasn’t so muchwhat he said, the blatant lies, the contrived empathy, or even the fact that he had not raised a hand to her, Mariam, since he had dug the girl out from under those bricks.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Scipio eventually intervened, but the incident pointed up the ease with which routine interactions could get out of hand, and also to his mind showed the need for the authority figures in Clarkston to take a more forgiving approach to situations that arose out of misunderstandings as opposed to blatant disregard for the law.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • He was not always that blatant, though.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Charlie’s blatant preference for my Quileute friends was so unfair.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • His eyes tried unsuccessfully to find some order in this blatant disregard for certainty.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • Scarlett thought for an instant that if she had not flirted so blatantly with Stuart at that political speaking a year ago, he might have married India long ere this.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • Oh, I know he’s a good fellow—you needn’t frown—an excellent fellow, and I always mean to see more of him; but a hide-bound pedant for all that; an ignorant, blatant pedant.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • hangity hangity hangity Harangity The music consumed in its blatant rhythm all other rhythms, even that of the heartbeat.
    John Howard Griffin  --  Black Like Me
  • Salvation army blatant imitation.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Official racism was blatant in Canada.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
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