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transgress
used in The Poisonwood Bible

3 uses
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Definition
to violate a rule, promise, or social norm
  • Being always the first to spot flaws and transgressions, it falls upon Father to deliver penance.
    Book 1 — Genesis (47% in)
  • By such a fate it came to pass that the transgressor died, not even getting burial in the ground.
    Book 5 — Exodus (85% in)
  • We are the balance of our damage and our transgressions.
    Book 6 — Song of the Children (99% in)

There are no more uses of "transgress" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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