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Word of The Day: Monday 10th November 2014

Egregious: Conspicuous (i.e Conspicuously Bad, Flagrant)

Context and Example 

It was an egregious breach of theater etiquette on Eugene’s part when he left his cell phone on during the play and it rang during an important scene. 139 more words

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