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Definitionto violate a rule, promise, or social norm
- His transgressions were small ones, always: shoes on the wrong feet, schoolwork misplaced, failure to study adequately for a quiz.45.9
- The rules say that if there's a third transgression, he simply has to be released."9.1
- Jonas has, like all of us, committed minor transgressions.62.5
- A major transgression.165.9
There are no more uses of "transgress" in The Giver.
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