- e·gre·gious·ly, adverb
- e·gre·gious·ness, noun
- non·e·gre·gious, adjective
- non·e·gre·gious·ly, adverb
- non·e·gre·gious·ness, noun
- un·e·gre·gious, adjective
- un·e·gre·gious·ly, adverb
- un·e·gre·gious·ness, noun
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How to use egregious in a sentence
After years of activists’ efforts to alert lawmakers to these egregious legal gaps, deepfakes are finally forcing them to pay attention.Deepfake porn is ruining women’s lives. Now the law may finally ban it | Karen Hao | February 12, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
What is potentially most egregious about Williams’s diminished performance in the category of return points won is the caliber of servers she’s letting slide.How Serena Williams Could Finally Break The Grand Slam Record | Amy Lundy | February 10, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
Just because there’s a comparatively small chance your site has egregious on-site issues, doesn’t mean your competition isn’t continuing to build out their site, both on- and offsite.
“This is an egregious action at a time when households and small businesses across the country need high-speed, reliable broadband more than ever but are struggling to make ends meet,” Pallone, McNerney and Doyle wrote in their letters.House Democrats ask AT&T, Comcast to share data about home Internet shutoffs as lawmakers eye new stimulus aid | Tony Romm | January 12, 2021 | Washington Post
I’d say the game was about Jackson, the Baltimore defense and an absolutely egregious punt by Vrabel on fourth-and-2, down 5 with 10 minutes remaining.Lamar Jackson, The Browns And Slime Won The NFL’s Wild-Card Weekend | Sara Ziegler (email@example.com) | January 11, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
Perhaps one of the most egregious examples is the abuse of civil asset forfeiture laws.
They are both complicit in this, though my mother is the more egregious offender.
Here are just a few of the most egregious uses of lethal force by Chicago police.Chicago’s Cops Don’t Even Get Investigated for Shooting People in the Back | Justin Glawe | December 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The most egregious uses of lethal force have been borne by people with intellectual disabilities and children.Worse Than Eric Garner: Cops Who Got Away With Killing Autistic Men and Little Girls | Emily Shire | December 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
To call Wild an emotional film would be an egregious disservice to its astounding journey to screen.Crying With Laura Dern: The Star on Her Oscar-Worthy ‘Wild’ Turn | Kevin Fallon | December 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
So far, so good; but, in another quarter, Allcraft suddenly discovered that he had committed an egregious blunder.
Fust I knew them geysers begun for to groan egregious like, an' I seen the caribou gallopin' hell-bent south.In Search of the Unknown | Robert W. Chambers
"That young man is a most egregious ass," said Mr Whittlestaff.An Old Man's Love | Anthony Trollope
Here was a house that gratified his sensuous nature through and through, and appealed irresistibly to his egregious vanity.Sevenoaks | J. G. Holland
That the general question of property is at all affected by the obliteration of this interest, is an egregious error.
British Dictionary definitions for egregious
outstandingly bad; flagrant: an egregious lie
archaic distinguished; eminent
- egregiously, adverb
- egregiousness, noun
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