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transgress
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Emma
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  • She doubted whether she had not transgressed the duty of woman by woman, in betraying her suspicions of Jane Fairfax’s feelings to Frank Churchill.
  • — It would have been a much better transgression had I broken the bond of secrecy and told you every thing.

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  • Her actions transgressed the boundaries of acceptable behavior.
  • will not permit them to transgress the rights of others

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