transgress

[ trans-gres, tranz- ]SEE DEFINITION OF transgress

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TRANSGRESS

God threatens to punish all those who transgress these commandments.

He said to them, "why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?"

For it is not in any man's power to constrain thee to transgress against him.

The boundaries of the State were defined, and it engaged not to transgress them.

But I was in a mood to transgress all rules and even to forget the rights of lovers.

Oh, so good and indulgent as he is to us, how wicked it was to transgress his will!

Should any one transgress the law, he is punished, not imprisoned.

If they transgress their duty, we are to hope that they will be punished.

But there were landmarks which he could never be brought to transgress.

Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?

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