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flagitious

flagitious

adjective fla·gi·tious \flə-ˈji-shəs\

Definition of FLAGITIOUS

:  marked by scandalous crime or vice :  villainous
fla·gi·tious·ly adverb
fla·gi·tious·ness noun

Origin of FLAGITIOUS

Middle English flagicious, from Latin flagitiosus, from flagitium shameful thing
First Known Use: 14th century

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