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 for Transgressing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Transgress \Trans*gress"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Transgressed;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Transgressing.] [Cf. F. transgresser. See
     Transgression.]
     1. To pass over or beyond; to surpass. [R.]
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              Surpassing common faith, transgressing nature's law.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     2. Hence, to overpass, as any prescribed as the ?imit of
        duty; to break or violate, as a law, civil or moral.
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              For man will hearken to his glozing lies,
              And easily transgress the sole command. --Milton.
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     3. To offend against; to vex. [Obs.]
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              Why give you peace to this imperate beast
              That hath so long transgressed you ?  --Beau. & Fl.
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