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blatant

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Perhaps the old monks were right when they tried to root love out; perhaps the poets are right when they try to water it. It is a blood-red flower, with the color of sin; but there is always the scent of a god about it.
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Etymology

See “bleat

Pronunciation

Adjective

blatant (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
blatant

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  1. Bellowing, as a calf; bawling; brawling; clamoring; disagreeably clamorous; sounding loudly and harshly.
  2. Obvious, on show
    Harsh and blatant tone. - Richard Henry Dana.
    A monster, which the blatant beast men call. - Edmund Spenser.
    Glory, that blatant word, which haunts some military minds like the bray of the trumpet. - Washington Irving.

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