Definition of 'egregious'
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There can be few more egregious examples.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The most egregious examples involve the use of armed force.The Times Literary Supplement (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Other courts have been willing to accept the concept of presumed injury to reputation in egregious cases.Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Football is often a particularly egregious example of human reason gone wrong but it is by no means alone.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
But police will get involved only in egregious cases, preferring to leave corruption inquiries to sports bodies.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
In the most egregious cases, speed was used to bait rivals into disclosing their positions before ripping them off.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The German case is particularly egregious.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Though egregious cases have to be covered by the law, this is surely best left to common sense and parental responsibility.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
His failure to limit how much could be paid out over the mis-selling of payment protection insurance was seen as particularly egregious.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
In light of the catalogue of truly egregious cases of unscrupulous foreigners swooping on the continent, that is not a bad thing.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The most egregious example of the present culture is the IPL.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Iran remains a sponsor of terrorism throughout the Middle East and an egregious abuser of human rights.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
But, still, egregious errors cannot pass without condemnation.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
In addition to these egregious cases, a larger minority of MPs were playing the system for all it was worth.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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