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The more salacious and outrageous the content, the more people want to watch, in spite of themselves.

So outrageous are the claims in the Secret History that many historians have disregarded the text as pure political satire, intended for the pleasure and humor of an educated elite circle.

From Time

I’d heard that the wildlife sightings would be pretty outrageous amid this 70,448-acre expanse of rugged badlands cut through by the Little Missouri River.

That wisdom applies to America’s big-caps, and nothing illustrates their vulnerability better than Tesla’s outrageous run.

From Fortune

This kind of hard luck is outrageous, even for them, but it won’t stop the NFL train.

None of this, however, is what makes Confessions so outrageous.

As noted by Judge Martha Craig Daughtrey in dissent, this is an outrageous position.

They also passed an outrageous Farm Bill that subsidizes rich farmers and keeps domestic prices artificially high.

In their incongruity and outrageous character, they were more and more effective.

Campaigns often exchange outrageous attacks but to do so in the guise of a government mailer is quite unusual.

Rushing into an opposite extreme, the most outrageous receptacles for the precious dust were devised.

The Lords justices read this outrageous note with indignation, and sent it with all speed to Loo.

Wrongs less wanton and outrageous precipitated the French Revolution.

It soon appeared, indeed, that the list of outrageous offenders against the laws decreased throughout the country.

These travelled follows are outrageous bores, with their bushy moustachios and outlandish lingo.


On this page you'll find 157 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to outrageous, such as: barbaric, brazen, disgraceful, egregious, flagrant, and heinous.

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