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transgress
used in The Giver

4 uses
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Definition to 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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