The Curious History and Meaning of the Word ‘Blatant’

Patently obvious, one would have thought

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An interesting definition of a blatantly curious word

The meaning of the word ‘blatant’ is, one suspects, blatantly obvious. But how it arrived at its modern meaning is not. The word has a curious history within the world of English poetry, and ‘blatant’ took its time to arrive at its modern definition.

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