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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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That recognition is by itself transgressive for it shows us that the world is not necessarily how it has seemed to us.
This cycle is comprised of a second order composite Transgressive and Regressive systems tract (Fig.
He suggests that the sixteenth century can be viewed as a turning point in how the Reformation, the emergence of the nation-state, and growing cross-cultural, multi-ethnic encounters influenced attitudes regarding transgressive unions.
And he couldn't believe the reaction from the children when Transgressive North went to India and played many of the songs to the children.
An attraction to transgressive memory still lurks in the installation Occupations, 2010, for example, in which the artist disputatiously recycles infamous earlier images (and a title)--those of the 1969 series "Besetzungen" (Occupations), depicting the oxymoronic Hitlergru[beta], or "Heil Hitler.
Kieran Cashell operates with theories emerging from post-structuralism (Foucault, Bataille, Kristeva, Mulvey), which she productively amalgamates with recent theories of transgression (Jenks, Julius) (1) in order to justify her argument that transgressive art can be used as a framework to investigate yBa art practises.
The transgressive phase is represented by unit A and sequences of type B1, which culminates in the peak transgression represented by the sequences of type B2.
More classical in form than his previous films, yet charged with his usual preoccupations (personal freedom, transgressive sexuality), it evoked--and sustained--comparisons to Angelopoulos and Tarkovsky.
THE Birmingham leg of the Transgressive Roadshow was one of the victims of the surprise demise of gypsy rock band Larrikin Love.
Peter and the Wolf will be playing alongside Manchester based five-piece, Polytechnic, who emerged in the spring of last year, releasing a brace of critically acclaimed singles through Transgressive - Won't You Come Around in April and Pep in August, both of which drew comparisons to the likes of Can and My Bloody Valentine thanks to their hypnotic, sun-drenched melodies.
They agree with Jackson's assessment that teasing something transgressive will probably sell more tickets than promoting the story of two damaged people helping one another overcome their demons.
Later Lubin argues that postwar films undermined the transgressive potential of portrayals of interracial intimacy by casting white actors in the roles of blacks who were passing.
Transgressive Itineraries: Postcolonial Hybridizations of Dramatic Realism.
Most critics feel that once Tom Sawyer shows up, Huckleberry Finn devolves into little more than minstrel-show satire and broad comedy that cheapens the deep, transgressive bond that has evolved between Huck and Jim.
The objective of this study was to determine if the alleles conditioning mid-oleate in FA22, N98-4445A, and M23 were sufficiently different to result in transgressive segregation for the trait.