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flagrant
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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obviously and outrageously bad (in the sense of violating what is normally considered proper)
  • Generations of Gravesend Academy boys had carved up the racks for the hymnals with the names of their girlfriends and the scores of football games; generations of academy maintenance men had sanded away the more flagrant obscenities, although an occasional "dork-brain" or "cunt-face" was freshly etched in the wooden slats that secured the tattered copies of The Pilgrim Hymnal.
    p. 119.9

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