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Egregious vs. Flaming

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Egregiousadjective

Usually in a negative sense: conspicuous, exceptional, outstanding.

‘The student has made egregious errors on the examination.’;

Flamingadjective

On fire with visible flames.

‘The flaming debris kept the firefighter well back, and the sparks threatened the neighborhood.’;

Egregiousadjective

Outrageously bad; shocking.

Flamingadjective

Very bright and the color of flame.

Egregiousadjective

Surpassing; extraordinary; distinguished (in a bad sense); - formerly used with words importing a good quality, but now joined with words having a bad sense; as, an egregious rascal; an egregious ass; an egregious mistake.

‘The egregious impudence of this fellow.’; ‘His [Wyclif's] egregious labors are not to be neglected.’;

Flamingadjective

(colloquial) Extremely obvious; visibly evident. Typically of a homosexual male.

‘To call him a flaming homosexual would be an understatement, but I think he acts that way just to see people react.’;

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Egregiousadjective

conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible;

‘a crying shame’; ‘an egregious lie’; ‘flagrant violation of human rights’; ‘a glaring error’; ‘gross ineptitude’; ‘gross injustice’; ‘rank treachery’;

Flamingadjective

Damned, bloody.

‘I wasted three hours in that flaming traffic jam!’;

Egregiousadjective

outstandingly bad; shocking

‘egregious abuses of copyright’;

Flamingnoun

An emission or application of fire; act of burning with flames.

Egregiousadjective

remarkably good.

Flamingnoun

Sterilization by holding an object in a hot flame.

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Flamingnoun

(internet slang) Vitriolic criticism.

‘You can expect a flaming if you post irrelevant spam to a newsgroup.’;

Flamingadjective

Emitting flames; afire; blazing; consuming; illuminating.

Flamingadjective

Of the color of flame; high-colored; brilliant; dazzling.

Flamingadjective

Ardent; passionate; burning with zeal; irrepressibly earnest; as, a flaming proclomation or harangue.

Flamingnoun

the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke;

‘fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries’;

Flamingadjective

resembling flame in brilliance or color;

‘maple trees ablaze in autumn’; ‘flaming autumn leaves’;

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Flamingadjective

lighted up by or as by fire or flame;

‘forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning’; ‘even the car's tires were aflame’; ‘a night aflare with fireworks’; ‘candles alight on the tables’; ‘blazing logs in the fireplace’; ‘a burning cigarette’; ‘a flaming crackling fire’; ‘houses on fire’;

Flamingadjective

(used of persons) informal intensifiers;

‘what a bally (or blinking) nuisance’; ‘a bloody fool’; ‘a crashing bore’; ‘you flaming idiot’;

Flamingadjective

very intense;

‘a fiery temper’; ‘flaming passions’;

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