flagrantly flagrantly  /f ˈleɪ ɡrənt li/


  • (adv) in a flagrant manner


  1. So the shop offers Iranian women a twofold illicitness: sexy lingerie that flagrantly violates Islamic notions of modesty, plus a made in the u.
  2. That means being flagrantly political, working the system, making the compromises necessary to get the best deal possible to enact their priorities.
  3. This queer kind of justice, flagrantly illegal in every way, was everywhere upheld by Chinese public opinion, the opinion of one-fourth of mankind.


  1. What The "Real" Retail Spending Report Reveals

    When it comes to the validity, accuracy and honesty of government-sourced data, sadly there is much to be desired in the time of the New Normal, when governments have made it very clear they will resort to any measure to boost confidence - from the wealth effect to flagrantly doctoring economic (dis)information. Luckly for now at least, the private sector provides a somewhat credible alternative ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

  2. Complaint alleges federal judge is prejudiced, biased

    A judge who spent her formative years in San Antonio and was previously considered for a spot on the U.S. Supreme Court is facing a judicial-misconduct complaint over allegations that she made “astonishingly and flagrantly biased” statements against minority groups and people with mental disabilities. A broad coalition of groups — including an agency funded by the Mexican government (the Mexican ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News


  1. "This indictment alleges that the defendants flagrantly enriched themselves at the expense of the Iraqi people -- the very people they were there to help," US Deputy Attorney General Paul McNulty said in a news release.
    on Feb 7, 2007 By: Paul McNulty Source: CNN

  2. UPATE: Tuesday afternoon, Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren said: "I was flagrantly misquoted about remarks I made in a confidential briefing this past Saturday. Recent events do not -- I repeat -- do not represent the lowest...
    on Mar 16, 2010 By: Michael Oren Source: ABC News (blog)

  3. "I think it is fair to say that in the intervening ...... years, no administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency has issued a decision which more flagrantly violated the clear language and intent of the Clean Air Act, or more fundamentally...
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Carl Pope Source: Forbes

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