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flagrant
used in The Age of Innocence

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Definition
obviously and outrageously bad (in the sense of violating what is normally considered proper)
  • The burden of Mrs. Manson Mingott's flesh had long since made it impossible for her to go up and down stairs, and with characteristic independence she had made her reception rooms upstairs and established herself (in flagrant violation of all the New York proprieties) on the ground floor of her house; so that, as you sat in her sitting-room window with her, you caught (through a door that was always open, and a looped-back yellow damask portiere) the unexpected vista of a bedroom with...
    Chapter 4 (31% in)

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