flagrantly

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv flagrantly in a flagrant manner "he is flagrantly disregarding the law"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Flagrantly In a flagrant manner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • flagrantly In a flagrant manner; glaringly; notoriously.
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Quotations

  • Cynthia Ozick
    Cynthia Ozick
    “The usefulness of madmen is famous: they demonstrate society's logic flagrantly carried out down to its last scrimshaw scrap.”

Usage

In literature:

The very best light in which he could tell the story only showed the affair as a flagrant and inexcusable outrage.
"The Deserter" by Charles King
He was flagrantly drunk, but not aggressively.
"Poison Island" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)
The trails of Bohemia, or of pseudo-Bohemia, have never been so flaming and flagrant as they are today.
"Fifth Avenue" by Arthur Bartlett Maurice
The seizing her was a flagrant violation of the jurisdiction of the United States.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
He was a perfectly sane young man and he knew that many of the "art specimens" hung on such occasions were flagrant frauds.
"Greenwich Village" by Anna Alice Chapin
If he got flagrantly wrong, he simply coughed and took up the thread of the musical narrative where he left off.
"The Romance of the Coast" by James Runciman
This was serious business, for it was open, flagrant, determined violation of the law.
"History of the United States" by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
The courts of law have something of the promptitude of oriental justice, without its flagrant venality.
"Servia, Youngest Member of the European Family" by Andrew Archibald Paton
This meant open and flagrant desertion.
"Indiscreet Letters From Peking"
At last Tennessee's guilt became flagrant.
"Modern Prose And Poetry; For Secondary Schools" by Various
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In poetry:

And, flagrant in well-doing, smite
The priests of Bacchus at their fane,
Lest any worshipper invite
The God again.
"The Portent" by Rudyard Kipling
Not for any beast that burrows, not for any bird that flies,
Would I lose his large sound council, miss his keen amending eyes.
He is bailiff, woodman, wheelwright, field-surveyor, engineer,
And if flagrantly a poacher—'tain't for me to interfere.
"The Land" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

Kobe "proud" of Bynum for his flagrant foul.
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant says he is "proud" of Andrew Bynum for his flagrant foul of Michael Beasley.
Jazz's Bell, Williams, Miles, Sloan discuss flagrant two technical foul by Nuggets' Smith.
Scott defends Hollins' flagrant foul on Splitter.
NBA tells Nets Devin Harris won't be suspended for flagrant foul.
LOU'S VIEWS: Flagrant fouls make Globetrotter win dubious.
Johnson was originally issued a flagrant foul on the play but it was rescinded by the league on Tuesday.
Flagrant Foul Call Sparks Discussion, Debate.
Biden attacks Romney campaign over ' flagrantly dishonest' auto ads.
Kansas guard Elijah Johnson, center, gets a talking to from game officials after tempers flared with San Jose State guard Xavier Jones following a flagrant foul by Jones during the second half on Monday, Nov 26, 2012 at Allen Fieldhouse.
On Tuesday, the NFL announced it would begin suspending players for "dangerous" and "flagrant" head-to-head hits.
(AP) — Marshall says forward Robert Goff will serve a one-game suspension for a flagrant foul.
Goff received a one-game suspension for committing a flagrant-2 foul and Conference USA rules say he must sit out the next game.
Lee was called for a flagrant foul on the play.
As a reminder of the flagrant (and lingering) injustices of a not-so-distant past, Any Day Now might have some value as an earnest public service.
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