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trespass -- as in: a "No Trespassing" sign
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • She had reproached him for being hurried into irrevocable trespass,—she, who had been so weak herself.
  • The great problem of the shifting relation between passion and duty is clear to no man who is capable of apprehending it; the question whether the moment has come in which a man has fallen below the possibility of a renunciation that will carry any efficacy, and must accept the sway of a passion against which he had struggled as a trespass, is one for which we have no master-key that will fit all cases.

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  • Since the door was wide open, she was charged with trespassing rather than breaking and entering.
  • Papa didn’t take too kind to trespass.
    Robert Newton Peck  --  A Day No Pigs Would Die

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