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

  Egregious \E*gre"gious\ (?; 277), a. [L. egregius; lit.,
     separated or chosen from the herd, i. e., distinguished,
     excellent; e out + grex, gregis, herd. See Gregarious.]
     Surpassing; extraordinary; distinguished (in a bad sense); --
     formerly used with words importing a good quality, but now
     joined with words having a bad sense; as, an egregious
     rascal; an egregious ass; an egregious mistake.
     [1913 Webster]
           The egregious impudence of this fellow.  --Bp. Hall.
     [1913 Webster]
           His [Wyclif's] egregious labors are not to be
           neglected.                               --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; "a
             crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of
             human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude";
             "gross injustice"; "rank treachery" [syn: crying(a),
             egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rank]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  194 Moby Thesaurus words for "egregious":
     a bit much, abandoned, abominable, absolute, all-embracing,
     all-encompassing, all-out, all-pervading, appalling, arrant,
     astonishing, atrocious, awful, base, beastly, beneath contempt,
     blameworthy, born, boundless, broad-based, brutal, capital,
     classical, clean, clear, complete, comprehensive, congenital,
     conspicuous, consummate, contemptible, crass, decided, deep-dyed,
     definitive, deplorable, despicable, detestable, dire, disgusting,
     downright, dreadful, dyed-in-the-wool, enormous, exaggerated,
     exceptional, excessive, exhaustive, exorbitant, extraordinary,
     extravagant, extreme, fabulous, fancy, fantastic, fetid, filthy,
     flagrant, formidable, foul, fulsome, gigantic, glaring, gluttonous,
     grievous, gross, hateful, heinous, high, horrible, horrid,
     hyperbolic, hypertrophied, immoderate, incontinent, incredible,
     infamous, inordinate, intemperate, intensive, intolerable,
     lamentable, loathsome, lousy, marked, marvelous, monstrous, nasty,
     nefarious, noisome, notable, noteworthy, noticeable, notorious,
     obnoxious, odious, of mark, offensive, omnibus, omnipresent,
     out of bounds, out of sight, out-and-out, outrageous, outright,
     outstanding, overbig, overdeveloped, overgreat, overgrown,
     overlarge, overmuch, overweening, perfect, pervasive, pitiable,
     pitiful, plain, plumb, positive, precious, preposterous, profound,
     pronounced, proper, pure, radical, rank, regrettable, regular,
     remarkable, reprehensible, repulsive, rotten, sad, scandalous,
     schlock, scurvy, shabby, shameful, shattering, sheer, shocking,
     shoddy, signal, sordid, squalid, stark, stark-staring, steep,
     stiff, straight, striking, superior, superlative, surpassing,
     sweeping, terrible, the veriest, thorough, thoroughgoing,
     through-and-through, too bad, too much, total, ubiquitous,
     unbearable, unbridled, unclean, uncommon, unconditional,
     unconscionable, undeniable, undue, unequivocal, universal,
     unmitigated, unqualified, unreasonable, unrelieved, unreserved,
     unrestrained, unrestricted, unspoiled, utter, veritable, vile,
     villainous, wholesale, woeful, wonderful, worst, worthless,

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