Flagrant

Fla"grant

(?), a. [L. flagrans, -antis, p. pr. of flagrate to burn, akin to Gr. : cf. F. flagrant. Cf. Flame, Phlox.] 1. Flaming; inflamed; glowing; burning; ardent.
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The beadle's lash still flagrant on their back.
Prior.
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A young man yet flagrant from the lash of the executioner or the beadle.
De Quincey.
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Flagrant desires and affections.
Hooker.
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2. Actually in preparation, execution, or performance; carried on hotly; raging.
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A war the most powerful of the native tribes was flagrant.
Palfrey.
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3. Flaming into notice; notorious; enormous; heinous; glaringly wicked.

Syn. -- Atrocious; flagitious; glaring. See Atrocious.
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