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the property of being both obvious and offensive

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As Yvonne Tasker notes, this blatancy within 1980s action cinema has led to the categorization of these films as "monolithic", inciting knee-jerk dismissal and outright vehemence on the part of both the liberal press and the "cine-literate".
The judge told him: "There would appear to be not only an aspect of blatancy here but also of spite, and so there must be a substantial prison sentence.
The anger evident in all this UN activity, and in particular the passion evident in the High Commissioner's choice of words, is founded upon the blatancy of the disregard of the law that has been evident in Gaza.
Here, the facts regarding appreciation differ so much from Starson in blatancy that the patient fails to pass even the Starson SCC majority's low threshold for appreciation.
Thefts are progressing in frequency, blatancy, danger and even death, as we've witnessed in the last several months.
But the blatancy and bravado of their behaviour in capturing their cowardice on film proved to be their undoing as police arrested the young men following a year's surveillance.
Examples of individual paper topics include writing and power and politics in classically derived Afrikaans drama, Chief Bola Ige and the making of a classical orator in Nigeria, Plato and blatancy in E.
A thorough understanding of Jerusalem--of its blatancy and nuance, meld and clash, heartbreak and hope, of its enlightened and beleaguered history--this understanding requires years, if not lifetimes.
44) Given this, the notion of peoples' law as presented here, in all its political blatancy, would appear to be a total affront to such an insistence placed upon the idea of 'Law' and thereby a wholly unacceptable despoiling of it.
With this mandate in mind, Tony Kushner has come up with a new translation of Brecht's masterpiece that positively resonates with un-Brechtian rhetorical blatancy.
Following a logic of secrecy and concealment, Ingram implies that the blatancy of the borrowing cancels the debt.
The third category, comprising approximately 20 percent of the shows, can be labeled moderately to strongly Hispanic, either because of the overriding theme or the blatancy of the references/remarks.
I think what will shock everybody is the extent of it [the corruption] The amounts involved and the blatancy of it is beyond anything that certainly I've seen".
Compare, too, the imaginative quality of America's slang--positively poetic, as Orwell noted sixty years ago--with the blatancy of Australia's.
The two ideas constitute an important explanatory foreground in which the blatancy of the mayor's indiscretions from a multicultural city become immediately transparent.