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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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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.
In fact each chapter exerts great effort to present a thorough analysis of the works, as well as to re-frame them and place them under the umbrella term: transgressive art.
In this mapping, it seems to me, having begun with the Hobbesian state of nature, Levinas has had to push the transgressive idea of peace to the end, adopting a supernal ideal and opening the door to dangerous political elations, or indeed, to the demand that a heaven be created on earth.
A second chapter then looks at the Jacobins and how Painite radicalism helps give shape to a new language of class opposition, while a third chapter examines the transgressive possibilities in Gothic taboos represented by the eroticized fiction of night creatures such as monsters, vampires, and most especially, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.
66) It is the combination of the strong political stance articulated in instances such as these, along with a transgressive mode of expression which at least in part accounts for al-Nawwab's "status" as persona non grata, and "poet non grata" throughout much of the Arab World, and which account for the appeal of the "risque" or the "forbidden" to his audience.
An epilogue synthesizes the ideas of transgressive transcripts presented in the preceding chapters.
Roy Langley - father of Toby L, who co-runs Transgressive Management - was staying in West Wales when the a selection of covers by blues-loving Jodie serendipitously wound up in his lap.
Participants were asked simple questions such as 'Discuss architecture as a Deleuzian transgressive device' which were answered using mobile phones and interpreted visually and sonically--and playfully by scattering the animated characters of the answer around the elevation 'screen' accompanied by broadcast electronic music.
They 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.
Most of the photos that make up Lost Boys depict young men in vulnerable yet transgressive situations--sniffing another guy's underarm, standing naked at a window, being penetrated by a beer bottle--scenarios that Mogutin calls engaging and beautiful.
I do seem to have a predilection for movies that say something transgressive," she smiles.
Given how transgressive - and, to be honest, puerile - Smigel's sense of humor is, we should consider ourselves lucky that any TV show would allow him on the air.
Their most salient contribution was arguably their pledge to follow Vincent van Gogh in signing their paintings with only their first names, thus setting the stage for Armand to become Arman in 1958, when printers for Iris Clert's gallery omitted the d and the artist chose to celebrate the mistake as a sign of his transgressive nature.
In attempting to create a more nuanced understanding of communal eating, Grignon suggests several binary typologies: domestic and institutional; everyday and exceptional; and segregative and transgressive.
Jones is quoted as saying that he had "stood on the stage and done and said outrageously transgressive things around the issues of race, sex, gender, because of the confidence I have .