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transgress
used in Wuthering Heights

3 uses
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Definition to violate a rule, promise, or social norm
  • They were of the most curious character: odd transgressions that I never imagined previously.
    Chapter 3 (36% in)
  • She told me she had been walking the earth these twenty years: a just punishment for her mortal transgressions, I've no doubt!'
    Chapter 3 (63% in)
  • She obeyed his directions very punctually: perhaps she had no temptation to transgress.
    Chapter 31 (93% in)

There are no more uses of "transgress" in Wuthering Heights.

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