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transgress
used in Persuasion

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Definition
to violate a rule, promise, or social norm
  • He certainly knew what was right, nor could she fix on any one article of moral duty evidently transgressed; but yet she would have been afraid to answer for his conduct.
    Chapter 17 (90% in)
  • Lady Russell, in spite of all her former transgressions, he could now value from his heart.
    Chapter 24 (79% in)

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