transgress


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Synonyms for transgress

misbehave

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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)

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spread over land, especially along a subsiding shoreline

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pass beyond (limits or boundaries)

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It should be pointed that any expenditure for meeting needs is necessary based on observing consumption principles and it is recommended to avoid transgress and consumption of unlawful products.
What Baudrillard has done is to square the process: transgress the transgression by transgressing the transgressor (Foucault).
Presumably, the PM's Oath of Office does not give him any liberty to transgress the principles upon which the nation is founded, or to bring them into conflict with one another.
the fear of punishment should one transgress the accepted social order, which is essential in a civilised society.
transgress barriers established by the early modern ideology of the family: Roper representing her desire for her father; Pembroke, for her brother.
People who transgress gender and whose expression is not considered normal are the ones who are most often targeted for bias-motivated violence.
The Hebrew Commandments and the punishments for those who transgress them, were as follows:
This usually happens to me only with novels, so I was especially startled to read bell hooks, latest collection of essays, Teaching to Transgress.
The Ninth Circuit said applying this change retroactively was "so harsh and oppressive as to transgress the constitutional limitation.
We want to regain all of the EEZ up to point 23, we refuse to share it with our criminal enemy who continues to occupy our land, attack us, and transgress upon our sovereignty.
An official accompanying with the US envoy during visit of Sonehri mosque in Lahore entered in the prayer place wearing shoes causing embarrassment to the envoy who begged pardon for the transgress.
We are far too soft on criminals who transgress the laws of our country, and in this connection I would suggest our judiciary watch the TV programme about the work of the Australian Border Agency - anyone transgressing Australian laws is put on the next plane whence they came.
LATEST BAN Henry Brooke became the latest rider to transgress the new whip rules.
If people do transgress we are not afraid to grasp the nettle and punish them severely.
We are taxed at eye wateringly high levels, spied on, criminalised and tossed on the dole if we transgress.