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English Dictionary: egregious by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. 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"
    Synonym(s): crying(a), egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rank
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Egregious \E*gre"gious\ (?; 277), a. [L. egregius; lit.,
      separated or chosen from the herd, i. e., distinguished,
      excellent; e out + grex, gregis, herd. See {Gregarious}.]
      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.   --Bp. Hall.
               His [Wyclif's] egregious labors are not to be
               neglected.                                             --Milton.
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