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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MR7
10/01/2012 3:08pm

How did you not know that? The answer is blatant! One plus one is always two! Blatant makes sense because if obvious is substituted in for blatant, the sentence has the same meaning. Obviously, one plus one is two.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:55am

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

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EMH7
10/01/2012 3:56pm

The blatant math problem was incorrect on my test.
This word makes sense in this sentence because the math problem was incorrect when I should've gotten it correct.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:56am

I'm not sure I understand what you're trying to say here. The math problem was obvious and offensive?

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EB6
10/01/2012 5:07pm

She told a blatant lie about, not eating the last cookie. The word makes sense in this sentence because she told a lie that was obviously not true.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:53am

You don't need the comma between about and not.

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EB6
10/02/2012 7:07pm

She told a blatant lie about not eating the last cookie. The word makes sense in this sentence because she told a lie that was obviously not true.

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sa6
10/01/2012 5:19pm

I can't believe her blatant disrespect towards her father. This sentence shows obvious disrespect towards her father.

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BC6
10/01/2012 5:29pm

Anthony made multiple blatant errors on his math homework. This makes sense in this context because the homework was simple addition problems.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:45am

Please revise your explanation sentence. What makes sense?

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BC6
10/02/2012 3:57pm

Anthony made multiple blatant errors on his math homwork. This makes sense in this context because it was obvious that his answers were wrong.

BK8
10/01/2012 5:29pm

That lie she told was very blatant.

Blatant makes sense in this sentence because the lie that she told was very obvious.

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AM6
10/01/2012 5:55pm

From the blatant expression on his face, we could tell that he was surprised.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:48am

Make sure you understand the entire definition. Also, where is your explanation sentence?

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AM6
10/02/2012 4:36pm

It was a blatant insult to the owner of the company when the reporter said that the company`s shipping procedure was very unorganized. The word blatant makes sense when used in this context because the owner of the company was obviously insulted by the reporter`s remark about the company`s shipping.

GH6
10/01/2012 6:16pm

The crowed was shocked by Robin's blatant insult in her speech. Blatant makes sense in this sentence because the insult was very obvious in Robin's speech.

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RR6
10/01/2012 6:36pm

You blatantly disobeyed my orders by leaving the island. The word makes sence in this context because it was ovious that they disobeyed the orders of someone

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:47am

Use correct spelling and usage.

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DG8
10/01/2012 6:36pm

It is blatant that the dog ran away. It makes sense because it is obvious the dog ran away.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:42am

It was offensive that the dog ran away?

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vv8
10/01/2012 7:11pm

"That was a blatant foul!" my coach yelled. This makes sense because my coach thought the foul was obvious.

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kg8
10/01/2012 7:33pm

I gave her a blatant reminder to put her chair up. This sentence makes sense because the narrator is giving her an obvious reminder to do something.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:41am

Was the reminder offensive?

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kg8
10/03/2012 8:50pm

The blatant remark about my clothing was upsetting to me. This sentence makes sence because the remark was obvious and offensive, and the narrator was upset after it was said.

KFM7
10/01/2012 7:39pm

The fact that the moon is not a planet is blatant.

It makes sence because it is obvious that the moon is not a planet.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:36am

The fact is offensive?

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KFM7
10/02/2012 3:41pm

His reaction to seeing my bad score was blatant.

Blatant makes sense in this sentence because it is obvious and offensive.

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AH7
10/01/2012 7:44pm

Her comment about my favorite dress was blatant.
Blatant works in this sentence because it was obious she didn't like the dress.

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mw6
10/01/2012 7:48pm

It was a blatant foul when she shoved me down in soccer.

This makes sense because it was obvious she meant to push me down.

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JM8
10/01/2012 8:10pm

My friend was ballant when I dropped his ipod. ballant makes sense here because he was angry I dropped a valuable possession of his.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:41am

Did you mean blatant? Make sure to use correct capitalization. Also, your friend was obvious and offensive?

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SS6
10/01/2012 8:23pm

My mom made it very blatant that she wanted me to finish my homework. This word makes sense in this content because it is explaining my mom's expression and how she really wants me to finish my homework now.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:34am

Blatant is not just a synonym for obvious. It has a negative connotation as well.

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SS6
10/04/2012 9:30pm

My mom was very disappointed and blantant about my puishment for my unfinished work in class. This makes sense in this context because it is explaining that she is obviously very disappointed in my behavior.

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kcm7
10/01/2012 8:26pm

She was very blatant when she told me she didn't like my poster.
Blatant makes sense in this sentence because she said she din't like my poster with no concern for my feelings.

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EL8
10/01/2012 9:00pm

The answer to the math question was blatant.

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Mrs. Peko
10/02/2012 10:39am

Where is your explanation sentence? Also, was the answer offensive?

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MC7
10/01/2012 9:30pm

The candidate made blatant remarks about his opponent which made the opponent upset. Blatant makes sense in this sentence because the remarks the canidate voiced were completely obvious and used in an offensive manner.

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MRS. PEKO
10/02/2012 10:57am

MAKE SURE YOU UNDERSTAND BOTH ASPECTS OF THE DEFINITION BEFORE YOU POST. Blatant does not just mean obvious.

Also, AH7, please repost without using your whole name.

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HS7
10/02/2012 3:25pm

It was very blatant that my mother was disappointed in me after I showed her my math test. Blatant makes sense in this sentence because the fact that my mother was disappointed in me about my bad grade was obvious.

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EH7
10/02/2012 3:31pm

Her comment about my favorite team was blatant. Blatant makes sense in this sentence because her insult was offensive.

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KM7
10/02/2012 3:32pm

It was blatant that the teacher thought the paper I wrote was not very good. Blatant makes sense in this sentence because it was obvious and offensive that the teacher didn't like my paper.

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AV7
10/02/2012 3:50pm

It was a blatant insult when the said that he was stupid.
This makes sense because it was very obvious that the teacher insulted him.

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sj6
10/02/2012 3:53pm

"That was a blatant push!" my coach called. "That should be a foul."
Blatant makes sense in this sentence because the foul was both obvious and offensive. The foul is offensive because pushing somebody is both mean and hurtful.

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jh7
10/02/2012 4:01pm

He told a blatant lie when he said that wasn't him in the picture. The word blatant makes sense here because it was obviously him in the picture.

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ANO8
10/02/2012 4:31pm

I was shocked by her blatant disrespect.
This sentence makes since because her disrespect was obvious.

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GC8
10/02/2012 5:15pm

That lie she told was very blatant. I cant believe she thinks that about me. Blatant makes sense in the sentence because the lie was obvious and offensive.

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as7
10/02/2012 5:48pm

That was a blatant comment my sister made on my dinner.
Blatant makes sense in this sentence because it was obvious that she didn't like my cooking.

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ET7
10/02/2012 7:17pm

The man was blatant towards the child when he said that his dog was ugly. Blatant makes sense in this sentence because the man was obviously making an offense when he said the child's dog was ugly.

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EL8
10/02/2012 7:44pm

The kid was blatant in telling me my mistake. This makes sense because he is being rude and saying that my mistake is blatant.

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BTB6
10/02/2012 8:22pm

Due to his blatant misconduct, the boy received a suspension. Blatant makes sense in this context because the boy acted out in an offensive and obvious way.

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cp6
10/02/2012 8:45pm

The policeman pulled over the blatant driver who was speeding noticeably through the school zone. The word blatant makes sense in this sentence because blatant is describing the driver. Also, the driver is being obtrusive, completely obvious, and conspicuous by speeding through the school zone.

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JM8
10/02/2012 8:50pm

My brother made a blatant comment towards me when i dropped his ipod. blatant makes sense here because it means words of anger and i dropped a item my brother valued a lot.

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AH7
10/02/2012 8:51pm

Her saying that I bullied her was blatant because we were enemies since preschool.

It is obvious that she said a bad rumor about me because she doesn't like me and wants me to look bad.

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jj8
10/02/2012 9:31pm

How can you blatantly miss that shot? Blatantly is used correctly because he asked why I missed that obvious shot.

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AT7
10/02/2012 10:09pm

In our game on Saturday the player on the other team had a blatant late hit against me.

This makes since because it was obvious that the play was over, the referee had already blown his whistle to stop playing.

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Mrs. Peko
10/03/2012 8:19am

Good sentence!

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cw8
10/03/2012 4:29pm

"The fact that you did not study is blatant," said the teacher when she talked to George about his failed test.

Blatant made sense in this sentence because if George failed the test, it is obvious that he did not study.

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MH6
10/03/2012 5:07pm

He received a blatant answer to his question.

The word makes sence in this sentence because the answer the boy received was both obvious and offensive.

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Mrs. Peko
10/04/2012 11:07am

From your sentence, I don't get that the answer was offensive.

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ER8
10/03/2012 5:39pm

Her torn up jeans, old t-shirt, and bare feet were a blatant disregard to the formal event's dress code.
Blatant makes sense in this sentence because her not dressing properly meant that she clearly and offensively ignored the dress code.

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jp6
10/03/2012 6:13pm

It was a blatant penality when he hit me after the play. Blatant makes sense in this sentence because the penality was obvious and offensive

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RR6
10/03/2012 6:30pm

Your disobedience to my orders about leaving the island is blatent. The word makes sense in this context because it was obvious that they disobeyed the orders of someone.

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BL8
10/03/2012 7:28pm

I was angered at myself when i found that i had made such a blatant mistake on my english homework by forgetting a period.

Blatant makes sense in this sentence because it is a synonym for obvious and the mistake i made was obvious because it doesn't take a genius to know that a period goes at the end of a sentence.

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Mrs. Peko
10/04/2012 10:59am

Make sure to use correct capitalization and usage.

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AP7
10/03/2012 7:43pm

Susan made a blatant comment to her parents when they asked why she got a bad grade in gym. Blatant makes sense in this sentence because Susan made an obvious, yet insulting comment when her parents asked her why she got a bad grade.

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TP8
10/03/2012 7:51pm

When I was watching the football game, the referees didn't notice the blatant holding on number 78.

It makes sense because it was obvious holding on the lineman during the football game.

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MS6
10/03/2012 8:07pm

The zoo keeper was very blatant when he told the kids to get away from the fence.

Blatant in this sentence makes sense because the zoo keeper made it very obvious that he wanted the kids away from the fence.

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MF8
10/03/2012 8:33pm

It was blatant when the second grader corrected me on a math problem.
Blatant makes sense in the sentence because it offended me when a second grader corrected me.

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bb6
10/03/2012 8:51pm

It was a blatant comment to Mike when Richard told Mike his shirt was ugly. The word blatant makes sense in this sentence because Richard told Mike his shirt was ugly in a offensive manner.

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KK6
10/03/2012 9:41pm

A boy in the fifth grade played a blatant trick on the whole class. Blatant makes sense in this sentence because the boy played an obvious prank on the class.

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LT7
10/03/2012 9:46pm

It was blatant that the other team had poor sportsmanship towards us because of what they said about our defense. Blatant makes sense in this sentence because it was obvious that they had bad sportsmanship.

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kb7
10/03/2012 11:11pm

Jessie and i played a game yesterday and her blatant hit was out of bounds.

It makes sence because in the game she hit the ball out of bounds and it was easily seen to be out.

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CH7
10/03/2012 11:44pm

Last night while I was checking homework, I asked myself why I had made such a blatant mistake on the math problem.

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Mrs. Peko
10/04/2012 10:43am

Where is your explanation sentence?

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SCS6
10/03/2012 11:50pm

How did you get that problem wrong? The answer is blatantly in front of you!

Blatantly makes sense in this sentence because it is saying the answer is obviously right in front of you.

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Mrs. Peko
10/04/2012 10:42am

The answer is offensively in front of you?

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Eh6
10/04/2012 7:37am

The blatant question was missed on my test.

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Mrs. Peko
10/04/2012 10:40am

Where is your explanation sentence? And the question was offensive?

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mh8
10/04/2012 3:24pm

It was a blatant lie when Leo said he invited Chris to the movies when really he didn't. Blatant makes sense in this sentence because Leo really didn't invite Chris so he lied in an obvious and offensive way.

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RS7
10/04/2012 3:45pm

It was blatant when you were being mean to him.

This sentence makes sense because it was obvious when you were not nice to him.

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OA8
10/04/2012 4:06pm

It's blatant that my friend loves Justin Bieber.
Blatant makes sense in my sentence because it's obvious that my friend loves Justin Bieber.

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Mrs. Peko
10/05/2012 9:51am

Is it offensive that she loves JB?

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Nb6
10/04/2012 4:34pm

When my sister says that she is in college, that is a blatant lie.

Blatant makes sense in this sentence because her statement is an outright lie. She is in high school.

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HV8
10/04/2012 5:01pm

I was surprised how his mother didn't contrail her son's blatant replies to the sales man. This word makes sense in this sentence because the son made obvious and offensive comments to an adult.

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Mrs. Peko
10/05/2012 9:50am

I don't understand your sentence. Contrail?

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VD7
10/04/2012 6:25pm

Mary told Joe a blatant lie. This sentence makes sense because the lie was obvious and offensive.

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rd8
10/04/2012 7:51pm

How did you not see that? it was blatant!

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Mrs. Peko
10/05/2012 9:47am

Your explanation sentence? Also, use correct capitalization.

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CM6
10/04/2012 8:08pm

The student told a blatant lie when he said to the teacher that his dog ate his homework. This sentence makes sense because his dog obviously did not eat it, and it is offensive to lie to your teacher.

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MR7
10/04/2012 8:46pm

He told a blatant lie when Andy said that I had enough work on the math problem, even though I only had the answer. Blatant makes sense because I didn't have any work but he said that my work was good, so it was an obvious and offensive lie because he was being sarcastic and he was offending me by implying that I need more work.

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SH6
10/04/2012 8:49pm

It was a blatant mistake to let the dog and cat in the house alone since they destroyed the furniture. Blatant in the sentence means that we shouldnt have let them in the house together.

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gf8
10/04/2012 9:01pm

It was blatant that i missed that problem on the test becasue i didnt understand the question. Blatant makes sense because it was obvious that i missed the question.

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Mrs. Peko
10/05/2012 9:47am

Must use correct capitalization and punctuation. Also, it was offensive that you missed the problem?

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KM6
10/04/2012 9:04pm

It was a blatant statement when my friends insulted a Japanese character I liked. Blatant makes sense in my sentence because my friends offened me when they insulted Hatsune Miku in an obvious & offensive statement.

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GK7
10/04/2012 9:13pm

Bill made a blatant remark about how bad the food was, and my mother scolded him for being rude.

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Mrs. Peko
10/05/2012 9:38am

Where is your explanation sentence? You need to explain why the vocab word makes sense in that context.

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BR7
10/04/2012 9:34pm

It was a blatant insult to my mother when our neighbor said that she prefers paint when we had just gotten new wallpaper for our dining room. Blatant makes sense in this sentence because it was obvious that it was an insult towards my mother.

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EB7
10/04/2012 9:42pm

It was blatant that i made the mess when i was the only one home and my mom said it looked like a tornado came through here. Blatant makes sense here because it was i obvious that i made the mess and my mom said it looked like a tornado came through here which was a offensive comment.

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Mrs. Peko
10/05/2012 9:35am

Must use correct capitalization.

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EM6
10/04/2012 9:46pm

It was a blatant insult when he called that stupid. Blatant makes sense in this sentence because it was obvious and offensive comment.

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LW
10/04/2012 9:55pm

The question was blatant. the answer was given to us by the teacher.
This makes sense because if the teacher gave us the answer, then everyone in the class knows it.

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Mrs. Peko
10/05/2012 9:52am

LW7? Make sure to use correct capitalization and both aspects of the definition.

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OS8
10/04/2012 10:09pm

The man was blatantly lying when he told the woman he was single, but actually had a wife and 5 kids. Blatant makes sense in this sentence because he was obviously lying about being single.

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jd8
10/04/2012 10:09pm

By the looks on the opposing team's faces, it was blatant who had won the game. Blatant makes sense in this sentense because the opposing team had discoureged looks about them, meaning they had lost.

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Mrs. Peko
10/05/2012 9:32am

It was offensive that the other team had lost?

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mh8
10/04/2012 10:17pm

Her blatant remark about my outfit hurt my feelings.
Blatant makes sense in this sentence because she obviously offended me when she said something about my clothes.

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SS7
10/04/2012 10:20pm

Blatant-
When Ashley got pushed down during the soccer game, it was blatant that it was intentional.
This sentence makes sense because she got pushed down and everyone could tell they pushed her down intentionally.

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AO8
10/04/2012 10:31pm

My friend told a blatant lie. This sentence makes sense because it was obvious that what she said wasn't true.

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PN7
10/04/2012 11:46pm

John was very blatant as he stole the cookie, that was right in front of his sister's face. This sentence makes sense because he attempted to steal something obviously which criticized his sister's intellect.

(Sentence1 was submitted but was not approved) *Please use 1st example if not found please use this one.

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ES8
10/05/2012 4:01pm

The lie that Jill told in front of the teacher was very blatant.

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MK8
10/08/2012 7:43am

The fans were blatant about the referes call.

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Mrs. Peko
10/08/2012 3:23pm

ED8- Where is your explanation sentence?

MK8- Where is your explanation sentence?

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lw7
10/16/2012 2:14pm

it was an affront when the tv guy said pink was a bad color.

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CN8
10/16/2012 4:48pm

It was very blatant that he was bad at sports. This makes sense because it was obvious that he was bad at sports but in a cruel way.

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VV6
10/16/2012 5:14pm

blatant's origin is latin http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blatant

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Mrs. Peko
10/17/2012 10:59am

What do the roots mean? How do the roots make sense according to the definition of the word?

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JT6
10/19/2012 7:32am

The football player made a blatant lie when he said he was in bounds. Blatent makes sence in this sentence because he made a obvious lie.

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