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 for blatant
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blatant \Bla"tant\, a. [Cf. Bleat.]
     Bellowing, as a calf; bawling; brawling; clamoring;
     disagreeably clamorous; sounding loudly and harshly. "Harsh
     and blatant tone." --R. H. Dana.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           A monster, which the blatant beast men call. --Spenser.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Glory, that blatant word, which haunts some military
           minds like the bray of the trumpet.      --W. Irving.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  blatant
      adj 1: without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious;
             "blatant disregard of the law"; "a blatant appeal to
             vanity"; "a blazing indiscretion" [syn: blatant,
             blazing, conspicuous]
      2: conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry;
         "blatant radios"; "a clamorous uproar"; "strident demands";
         "a vociferous mob" [syn: blatant, clamant, clamorous,
         strident, vociferous]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  99 Moby Thesaurus words for "blatant":
     arrant, barefaced, bawling, bellowing, blaring, blatting,
     blustering, boanergean, boisterous, bold, brassy, brawling, brazen,
     brazenfaced, chintzy, clamant, clamorous, clamoursome, clanging,
     clangorous, clattery, colorful, conspicuous, crude, crying,
     extravagant, flagrant, flaring, flashy, flaunting, garish, gaudy,
     glaring, gorgeous, hanging out, howling, impudent, in relief,
     in the foreground, loud, loudmouthed, lowing, lurid, mafficking,
     meretricious, mugient, multivocal, noiseful, noisy, notable,
     noticeable, notorious, obstreperous, obtrusive, obvious,
     openmouthed, ostensible, outstanding, overbold, overt, palpable,
     prominent, pronounced, puling, rackety, rip-roaring, rowdy,
     salient, screaming, sensational, shameless, shouting, spectacular,
     staring, stark-staring, sticking out, strepitant, strepitous,
     strident, striking, tawdry, tinsel, tumultuous, turbulent, ululant,
     unabashed, unashamed, unblushing, uproarious, vociferant,
     vociferating, vociferous, vulgar, wailing, whining, yammering,
     yapping, yelling, yelping
  
  

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