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transgress

verb

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1 to commit an offense
  • I didn't realize I was transgressing when I told your sister she looked like she had lost weight

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2 to fail to keep
  • don't even think about transgressing the drug laws of that Asian country, for punishments are severe and there's nothing that our government can do to intervene

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The first known use of transgress was in the 15th century

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“Transgress.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/transgress. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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