Definition of transgress:
erupt, despoil, cashier, fall in, break the law, scandalize, do, break down, reveal, damp, rive, pause, go, dishonor, trespass, rend, scandalise, get out, fail, dishonour, take advantage, contravene, desecrate, wear out, break dance, entrench on, assault, sin, gap, crush, expose, buck, discontinue, injure, recrudesce, exceed, break off, split up, divulge, soften, appall, go against, bring out, break, fly in the face of the law, rupture, hurt, right, profane, top, check, intrude, weaken, pique, wear, burst, boob, wound, break up, come apart, goof, break out, separate, blunder, demote, snap off, let out, pass, shock, plunder, fracture, flout, defy, intermit, bump, resist, sever, better, part, overstep, rebel, drop the ball, shiver, infract, conk out, go past, ruin, unwrap, get around, sunder, cave in, bruise, split, fall apart, develop, give way, relegate, die, demolish, destroy, spoil, founder, discover, bankrupt, break in, err, encroach upon, offend, disclose, breach, violate, disobey, outrage, ravish, let on, give away, crack, stop, interrupt, disobey, kick downstairs, rape, shatter, go bad, appal, collapse, break away, bust, spite, dampen, smash, give, give out.
A great many of the things I am going to tell you were told to me, so that I shall have some difficulty in putting the whole together in a connected shape, and I must begin by asking your indulgence if I transgress all sorts of rules, and if I do not succeed in getting the interesting points into the places assigned to them by the traditional laws of art.- "Paul Patoff", F. Marion Crawford.
Will you be good enough- rather will you show me the great kindness of sitting on that low divan by the fireplace where you will not be visible- see, you may have my work to busy yourself with- and if- he may not, you know- if he should show the slightest disposition to transgress in any way, rise and show yourself?- "The Mayor's Wife", Anna Katherine Green.
- "Political Pamphlets", George Saintsbury.