Our vocabulary blog word this week is blatant.

Blatant, an adjective, means "completely obvious,
conspicuous, or obtrusive especially in a crass or offensive manner"  as defined by Merriam-Webster.

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pw119
10/01/2012 3:09pm

It was a blatant offense to set a fire on the car. This makes sense because the offense was obvoius.

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LC118
10/01/2012 3:32pm

The blatant criminal tried to get away with stealing the mans car.

Blatant makes sence in this sentience because it means completely obvious.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:21am

You need to use correctly spelling and punctuation.

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CS118
10/01/2012 3:49pm

Maria was blatantly lying to me when she said, "My cat was born with a pink and purple polka dotted coat."

This sentence makes sense because it was obvious that Maria does not have a cat with a pink and purple polka dotted coat.

(Please disregard the earlier post, I forgot my explanation sentence.)

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BB120
10/01/2012 3:52pm

It was very blatant that Jim was the one that took the cookie because he had cookie crums on his shirt. This makes sense in this sentence because it was obvious that Jim took the cookie.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:27am

Blatant does not just mean obvious.

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VW120
10/01/2012 4:17pm

That is a blatant hiding spot.
This sentence makes sense because the hiding spot was so obvious.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:27am

The hiding spot was obvious and offensive?

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jm120
10/01/2012 4:17pm

The painter made a blatant mistake because there was a giant spot of red paint on the white wall. The word blatant makes sense in this sentence because the mistake was obvious.

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AW118
10/01/2012 4:41pm

When my opponent returned the tennis ball and it landed on the line, it was blatantly in.

This sentence makes sense because when my opponent hit the ball it was obviously in.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:20am

The ball was offensively and obviously in?

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MAK6
10/01/2012 4:48pm

The blatant sign said that only handicapped people can park here. This make sense because the handicapped sighs are always in blatant views.

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NL120
10/01/2012 4:48pm

It was blatant the Mike was mad at Jake.

This makes sense because it is obvious that Mike was mad at Jake.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:24am

Huh?? Blatant does not just mean obvious.

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zh118
10/01/2012 4:59pm

On the last play in the 4th quarter of a close game, M.G. Jennings sf Green Bay blatantly intercepted a pass but a Seattle player put his arm on the ball so the ref called it a touchdown, despite the fact it was an obvious interception. Blatantly makes sense because the call was obvious, but the ref blew the call.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:17am

The inteception was obvious and offensive?? Also, watch run-ons.

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NP119
10/01/2012 5:13pm

She made a blatant mistake onstage when she confused the words of the song.

Blatant makes sense in this sentence because the mistake was extremely obvious.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:14am

Blatant is not just a synonym for obvious. Reread the second half of the definition.

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AB120
10/01/2012 5:24pm

Her reply was a blatant response to what happened. This makes sense because she made a obvious response toward a persons actions.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:07am

Blatant is not just a synonym for obvious.

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MR4
10/01/2012 5:25pm

The blatant hint allowed the whole class to figure out the answer. Blatant makes sense in this sentence because the hint was very obivious and it almost gave away the answer to the class

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MS119
10/01/2012 5:51pm

The president's statements are a blatant misrepresentation of the truth.

This makes sense because you can have an opinion that someone is not telling the truth.

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LS120
10/01/2012 5:54pm

Everyone was making fun of him because his clothes were so blatant. Blatant makes sense because his clothes were ugly towards other people.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:03am

I'm not sure what you're trying to say here ... the clothes were obvious in an offensive manner?

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AB 119
10/01/2012 6:21pm

The boy made it blatant that he hurt the new students feelings.

This sentence makes sense because it was obvious that he hurt their feelings

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CM 120
10/01/2012 7:33pm

The fact that the the universe is big is blatant. Blatant makes sence in this sentence because it is obvious.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:02am

Blatant mean obvious in a crass or offensive way.

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CM 120
10/03/2012 5:20pm

The clerk said that my shirt was ugly in a blatant way.

Blatant makes sense in this sentence because he said my shirt was ugly in an obvious and offensive way.

RC118
10/01/2012 7:51pm

They showed a blatant disregard for the rules when they cheated on the test. This makes sense because they broke the rules in an obvious way.

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CF118
10/01/2012 8:50pm

Because of his blatant mistake, he issued a mea culpa.

This makes sense because he made a really offensive mistake so he had to say sorry.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:15am

Great sentence!!

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EZ120
10/01/2012 9:30pm

It is blatantly obvious that you were cheating on the test.
Blatant makes sense in this sentence because it is very obvious that you were cheating on the test.

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mw120
10/01/2012 9:38pm

The robber blatantly confessed he had stolen the car even thought his finger prints were all over it. This sentence makes sence because he admited to commiting the crime even thought the detective new he did it.

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LT118
10/02/2012 7:33am

He told me a blatant lie. Blatant makes sense in this sentence because it is saying that he told a completely obvious lie.

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MRS. PEKO
10/02/2012 10:28am

MAKE SURE YOU UNDERSTAND THE ENTIRE DEFINITION BEFORE POSTING. Blatant does not just mean obvious.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:30am

Also, MR and MAK, you used your blog name from last year. Please repost using your 8th grade blog name.

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zh118
10/02/2012 3:37pm

On my math homework, I got the first question 1+1 because it was blatantly obvious. Blatantly makes sense because the question was quite obvious.

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Mrs. Peko
10/03/2012 8:10am

You're missing the second half of the definition that implies something is offensive.

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BT118
10/02/2012 3:58pm

Because of his blatant, negative attitude he apologized to his mother.
This makes sense because his attitude was very offensive so he apologized.

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MR119
10/02/2012 4:17pm

The blatant hint allowed the whole class to figure out the answer. Blatant makes sense in this sentence because the hint was very obivious and it almost gave away the answer to the class.

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MAK119
10/02/2012 4:21pm

The blatant sign said that only handicapped people can park here. This makes sense because handicapped signs are always in clear view.

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Mrs. Peko
10/03/2012 8:07am

The sign was offensive?

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MD119
10/02/2012 4:24pm

Latisha made a blatant mistake when he got mad at the president. This makes sense because it was obvious and offensive to get mad at the president

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BB120
10/02/2012 4:30pm

What people did to Jim last Friday was a blantant example of bullying. This is used gramatically correct because it was a blantant and mean that the boys bullied Jim.

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Mrs. Peko
10/03/2012 8:03am

Your sentence is good, but you shouldn't use the vocab word in the explanation sentence to explain what the word means.

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TS120
10/02/2012 4:44pm

The felon blatantly lied about not stealing the car by shouting at the jury.

Blatantly makes sense in this sentence because blatantly describes how the felon made an obvious lie in an offensive way.

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EM119
10/02/2012 4:52pm

Did you see that blatant shirt that the hippy was wearing? this makes sense here because the hippies shirt stuck out compared to everybody's shirts.

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Mrs. Peko
10/03/2012 8:06am

The shirt was offensive?

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VJW120
10/02/2012 5:00pm

It was blatant that the third grader had plagiarized his essay when he used words that he couldn't define and then told his teacher that he didn't cheat.

This makes sense because it was obvious that the kid didn't write his essay and obvious that he lied.

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LC118
10/02/2012 6:12pm

The blatant criminal tried to get away with stealing the man’s car.

Blatant makes sense in this sentience because it means completely obvious, or obtrusive especially in a crass or offensive manner.

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Mrs. Peko
10/03/2012 8:12am

Your sentence is good, but your explanation sentence should explain how your word was used in your sentence, not just tell me the definition.

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cym129
10/02/2012 6:54pm

The blatant mistake changed the minds of the voters. This makes sense here because the mistake was not only ovious, but also very offensive.

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Mrs. Peko
10/03/2012 8:01am

Do you mean 120 or 119?

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AW118
10/02/2012 7:27pm

When you lied to your mother it was blatantly obvious.

This sentence makes sense because when the person lied to their mother it was very obvious.

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ID120
10/02/2012 7:40pm

It is blatant that you should eat soup with a spoon.This makes sense because it obvious that you should eat soup with a spoon.

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Mrs. Peko
10/03/2012 7:59am

It is offensive to eat soup with a spoon?

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KS119
10/02/2012 8:17pm

The teacher made it blatant that the student's behavior was wrong when she yelled at him.

The word blatant makes sense in this sentence because the teacher made it completely obvious that the student's behavior was wrong when she yelled at him.

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Mrs. Peko
10/03/2012 8:05am

I think your sentence implies both aspects of the definition, but in 2 different places. Are you trying to say that the student's behavior was blatantly bad? Or what the teacher said was blatant?

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EG120
10/02/2012 8:17pm

The blatant tone of the worker at Prada made the kids leave. This makes sense because the worked was obviously implying that she wanted the kids to leave the store, even though she wasn't saying it.

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ES120
10/02/2012 9:28pm

The teacher made Amy apologize for her blatant remark towards her classmate. Blatant makes sense in this sentence because Amy's remark was obviously offensive.

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NP119
10/02/2012 9:43pm

Her blatant question of where he had gotten the answers offended him.

Blatant makes sense in this sentence because she is making it obvious and obtrusive to ask where he got the answers, and he feels offended by it.

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Mrs. Peko
10/03/2012 8:13am

LH- You posted using your last year's blog name. Please repost using this year's blog name.

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MB120
10/03/2012 3:44pm

His blatant crime caused him to be accused of fist degree murder. This makes sense because it was obvious he committed murder on purpose.

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aw119
10/03/2012 3:49pm

The girl had a blatant leg. This makes sense here because her leg was obvious broken.

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Mrs. Peko
10/04/2012 10:34am

The girl's leg was obvious and offensive??

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MM118
10/03/2012 3:51pm

The politic blantantly lied about the problem on national television.

This makes sense bescause the politic lied even though it was obvious what was going on.

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Mrs. Peko
10/04/2012 10:37am

Politician? And you misspelled the vocab word.

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zh118
10/03/2012 4:00pm

It was a blatant crime to rob the store. Blatant makes sense because it is obvious crime to steal from the store.

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AS119
10/03/2012 4:36pm

The student was blatant when copying another student's homework.

This sentence makes sense because the student was obious when he copied homework.

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SD118
10/03/2012 5:07pm

Lindsey said to John, "you have an ugly, blatant shirt on."

This sentence makes sence because Lindsay said John's shirt is obviously ugly but, she also said it in an offensive manner.

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NS120
10/03/2012 6:17pm

"Duh" said the celebrity to the fan in a blatant manner.

This sentence makes sense because the celebrity said the blatant remark in an offensive way to the fan and saying "duh" is mean but means obviously.

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cym120
10/03/2012 6:24pm

The blantant mistake made the voters change their minds. This makes sense here because the mistake was obvious and offensive.

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ap120
10/03/2012 6:30pm

Barak Obama had a very blatant answer. This makes sense in this sentence because his answer was obvious.

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Mrs. Peko
10/04/2012 10:30am

Was the comment offensive?

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IT118
10/03/2012 7:05pm

The board considered it a blatant offense when one of the executives wore orange Crocs to a black tie event.
This makes sense because the man was clearly not following dress code and the board was upset because they thought he was making a joke.

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BM118
10/03/2012 7:06pm

She is always blatantly lying.

The word blatant makes sense in this sentence because I am trying to say that she is obviously lying constantly.

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DC119
10/03/2012 7:37pm

The author's book told blatant lies about the government.

This makes sense because they were obvious lies and I'm saying the lies were offensive.

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JM118
10/03/2012 7:48pm

My father entered the room calling my name, his tone was blatant! It spelled trouble. A second later he said; "don't worry you are not in trouble. I just had a bad day."

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Mrs. Peko
10/04/2012 9:56am

Where is your explanation sentence?

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JM118
10/04/2012 7:12pm

My father entered the room calling my name, his tone was blatant! It spelled trouble. A second later he said; "don't worry you are not in trouble. I just had a bad day." It make sense because I was quite sure tht I was in trouble

jd118
10/03/2012 7:48pm

The player made a blatant foul and the referee gave him a red card. It makes sense in the sentence because the player made a very bad foul and the referee gave him a red card.

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KS119
10/03/2012 8:00pm

The blatant sound of the blender wasn't hard to hear from my room.

The word blatant makes sense in this sentence because the sound of the blender was completely obvious. I could hear it from my room.

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Mrs. Peko
10/04/2012 10:02am

The sound of the blender was offensive?

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BH119
10/03/2012 8:01pm

It is so blatant that the football team will win on Saturday.

It makes sence because the team will obviously win the game.

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Mrs. Peko
10/04/2012 10:01am

It is offensive that they will win?

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EW119
10/03/2012 8:03pm

The player caused a blatant foul during the basketball game.

Blatant makes sense in this sentence because it says that it was an obvious foul.

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BW120
10/03/2012 8:31pm

The comment Timmy made during class was blatant and disrespectful.
This makes sense because the comment was rude.

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HG118
10/03/2012 8:49pm

Tommy's blatant comment was rude and offensive.
This makes sense because blatant comment is offensive which can be rude.

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MH118
10/03/2012 8:54pm

His blatant remark was not helpful to the conversation. This makes sense because the boys remark was obvious and was not helpful in the conversation.

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JS119
10/03/2012 9:23pm

Jessie made a blatant error while on the stage.
This makes sense because she made a obvious mistake.

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wp118
10/03/2012 9:34pm

She was blatant when she made fun of another girl.

This makes sense because it was obvious and intentional when she made fun of another girl.

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LH119
10/03/2012 9:35pm

It was blatant that the robber was a man when he showed his face on the security camera.

This makes sense because it was obvious that the robber was a man.

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Mrs. Peko
10/04/2012 9:57am

It was offensive when he showed his face?

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EK118
10/03/2012 9:47pm

It was blatant that she intended to insult Sally.

This makes sense because because it is saying that it was obvious that she was trying to insult Sally.

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JK118
10/03/2012 10:23pm

He had blatant disregard for his parents rules by playing his drums after 10PM.

The word blatant makes scene because he disobeyed his parents rules for not playing drums late at night.

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Mrs. Peko
10/04/2012 10:38am

AZ- You posted using your 7th grade blog name. Please repost using the 8th grade blog name.

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ME120
10/04/2012 4:07pm

The blatant answer was surprisingly answered incorrect.

Blatant makes sense in this sentence because it was a surprise that the answer was answered wrong. The answer was blatant, or obvious, making it a surprise.

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Mrs. Peko
10/05/2012 9:26am

It was offensive that the question was answered incorrectly?

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MW4
10/04/2012 4:30pm

The news report was very blatant.

This makes sense because it was very obvious

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10/05/2012 9:26am

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MG119
10/04/2012 6:17pm

The woman made many blatant comments about the other candidates during her speech.

Blatant makes sense in this sentence because it is saying that her comments are offensive and rude.

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jh5
10/04/2012 6:31pm

Jack made the blatant rumor about Alyssa. The word blatant makes sense here because it is saying that jack made an obvious, offensive rumor.

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MC118
10/04/2012 6:32pm

She was kicked off the soccer team for her blatant ignorance of the coach's rules.

Blatant makes sense in this sentence because she obviously ignored her coach's rules.

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KB119
10/04/2012 6:44pm

It was blatantly obvious that she hurt her knee since she was wearing a knee brace.

Blatantly makes sense in this sentence because it was obvious that she was hurt.

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Mrs. Peko
10/05/2012 9:19am

Blatant is not just a synonym for obvious. It also means offensive.

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JG119
10/04/2012 8:01pm

It was an easily given a blatant technical foul because the player talked back to the ref.

This makes sense because it was a no doubt technical foul.

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jb119
10/04/2012 8:35pm

The scary man blatantly robbed the store but no one stopped him from doing it because they were all scared of him.
Blatantly makes sense in this sentence because the robbery was an obvious offense.

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KS119
10/04/2012 8:38pm

When the football player made a blatant play, yellow flags were thrown.

The word blatant makes sense in this sentence because due to the his completely obvious and offensive play, yellow flags were thrown.

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LH119
10/04/2012 8:41pm

It was blatant that the robber was a man.

This makes sense because the robber was a man.

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Mrs. Peko
10/05/2012 9:17am

It was offensive that the rober was a man?

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AJP120
10/04/2012 8:53pm

John F. Kennedy's assassination was blatant.

This makes sense because the assassination was obviously done to offend people.

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AZ120
10/04/2012 8:55pm

My brother blatantly punched me on the shoulder.
this makes sense because my brother punched me in the open.

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NH118
10/04/2012 9:18pm

The linebacker blatantly hit the quarterback after the whistle blew and then the quarterback pushed the linebacker blatantly.

This makes sense because the linebacker hit the quarterback offensively and then the QB retaliated offensively by pushing.

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NF120
10/04/2012 9:41pm

The blatant mistake during the commercial caused the company to lose consumers of the product.
This sentence makes sense because the mistake was obvious and offensive.

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SR118
10/04/2012 10:21pm

The teacher yelled at Bob for shouting blatant comments out when she was talking and told him it would behoove him to stop being so disrespectful if he didn't want to get a detention.

This makes sense because Bob was shouting comments that were obvious and offensive to the teacher, the one talking, and he could get a detention if he kept being so disrespectful.

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EH119
10/04/2012 11:42pm

The opponent team scored a blatantly unfair point, so the home team talked to the referee about it.
This makes sense because the opponent team scored an obvious point unfairly so the home team talked to the referee about it.

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RF118
10/05/2012 7:44am

The political commercials are blatantly lying about the presidential candidates.

Blatantly makes sense in this content because they are obviously lying in a crass or offensive manner about the other candidate.

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Mrs. Peko
10/05/2012 9:27am

MW4 = MW118?

JH5 = JH120?

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MB119
10/08/2012 9:20pm

Blatant is the Latin word blatīre which means to blab.
http://www.wordnik.com/words/blatant

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Mrs. Peko
10/09/2012 1:56pm

Why does that make sense in terms of the definition?

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LV119
10/16/2012 9:13pm

The red box sat blatantly on the table.
This makes sense because it is obvious that the red box easily stands out.

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Mrs. Peko
10/17/2012 10:51am

Blantant does not just mean obvious. The red box sat obviously and offensively on the table?

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DG118
10/17/2012 7:27am

My friend told me a blatant lie when we were at school.
This makes sense because it was obvious that my friend was lying to me.

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BS
10/17/2012 7:55am

That man made a blatant mistake by striking a ploice officer.

This makes sense because the mistake was obvious and offensive.

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Mrs. Peko
10/17/2012 10:52am

What numbers need to go in your blog name? Make sure you use correct spelling.

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AI 120
10/18/2012 8:14pm

The boy's feelings of confusion were blantant.
This makes sense because the boy's feelings were obivious.

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