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Synonyms for transgress



Synonyms for transgress

to refuse or fail to obey

to violate a moral or divine law

to fail to fulfill (a promise) or conform to (a regulation)

Synonyms for transgress

spread over land, especially along a subsiding shoreline

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pass beyond (limits or boundaries)

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In Chapter 5, Christophe Hausermann's essay focuses on the transmission of knowledge and transgressions in the lives of young apprentices in early modern London as portrayed in various city comedies of the period.
Speaking about transgression at the time, he said: "Satan is marshaling every resource at his disposal to entice you into transgression.
Recently Jambon and Smetana (2014) explored the concept of how some transgressions are viewed as more deserving of punishment than others and how children of various ages are able to coordinate differing factors related to such moral evaluations.
His comments came as Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar told Parliament on Thursday that " there was no incursion by Chinese troops, just a transgression which has been settled".
transgressions during military interventions in the late-nineteenth, twentieth, and early twenty-first centuries.
2011), the current study examined a previously unexplored issue--the possibility that people could experience anger toward God in the context of their own personal moral transgressions.
Sex and the Spiritual Teacher blends spirituality and psychology as well as overall health and considers sexual transgressions between spiritual teachers and their students.
In addition to this there have been 19 transgressions by Pakistan.
For transgressions they had forgiven in the first session, participants showed more forgetting when they had been instructed to forget the scenario in the second session, compared to when they had been given no specific instructions.
However, researchers have yet to examine these variables in conjunction: when do prior moral status and behavioral context license transgressions, and when do they prohibit them?
Transgressions of environmental laws are acts that not everyone considers reprehensible nor to the same extent, since their "badness" is not always obvious or apparent (Marald, 2001).
It has by now become commonplace to introduce Maryse Conde as an iconoclast and to study her work's many transgressions of the cultural taboos against which some of her characters rebel.
As milder, more playful forms of subversion have taken center stage, earnest transgressions have faded from view.
The resolution of transgressions in close relationships often depends on how victims reproach offenders and how offenders explain.
Camp's purpose is to argue that American Christians should be aware of their own history, past and present, of transgressions made in the name of Christendom--before criticizing Islam and Muslims.