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used in The Giver

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

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