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The happy think a lifetime short, but to the unhappy one night can be an eternity.
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Etymology 1

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] flagrantem, present participle of flagrō (blaze, burn)

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  1. Obvious and offensive, blatant, scandalous
    • 1740, David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature
      It is certain, therefore, that in all our notions of morals we never entertain such an absurdity as that of passive obedience, but make allowances for resistance in the more flagrant instances of tyranny and oppression.
  2. (archaic) On fire, flaming.
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Etymology 2

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] frāgrans, participle of frāgrō

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  1. fragrant

French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] flagrantem (present participle of flagrare.)

Adjective

flagrant

  1. flagrant
    Cette fois-ci, je vous y prends en plein flagrant délit.

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