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flagrant
used in 1776

2 uses
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Definition
obviously and outrageously bad (in the sense of violating what is normally considered proper)
  • If, as a young officer, he seemed at times flagrantly, unattractively ambitious, he had long since overcome that.
    p. 45.8
  • The contrast between such disorder and flagrant disregard for authority and the perfectly orchestrated landing by Howe's troops could not have been more pronounced.
    p. 161.4

There are no more uses of "flagrant" in 1776.

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