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Question 1: In ________ "in flagrante" is used with the same meaning.
Spanish languageFrench languagePortuguese languageItalian language

Question 2: The Latin term is sometimes used colloquially as a ________ for a couple being caught in the act of sexual intercourse, as it is used in the film Clue; in modern usage the intercourse need not be adulterous or illicit.
EuphemismMedia biasBook burningCensorship

Question 3: In ________, "em flagrante" is widely used, and has the same meaning.
Portuguese dialectsBrazilian PortugueseAngolan PortuguesePortuguese language

Question 4: The closest literal translation would be "with the offence blazing", where "blazing" is a ________ for vigorous, highly visible action.

Question 5: In flagrante delicto (Latin: "in the blazing [progressing] offence [misdeed]") or sometimes simply in flagrante (________: "while blazing [during]") is a legal term used to indicate that a criminal has been caught in the act of committing an offence (compare corpus delicti).
Vulgar LatinOld LatinRoman EmpireLatin

Question 6: Like many instances of the ________ in Latin, the expression does not have a simple translation into English.
Comitative caseGenitive caseAbessive caseAblative case


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