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  • verb Present participle of transgress.

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Examples

  • "hyperbolic" comedy, in transgressing those limits, holds up to the prosaic discourse of gastronomy a phantasmagoric, poeticizing, mirror in which the voice of the other talks back.

    Economies of Excess in Brillat-Savarin, Balzac, and Baudelaire

  • Wherefore it goes on, “Making the word of God of none effect through your traditions, which ye have delivered: and many such like things do ye;” transgressing, that is, the commands of God, that ye may observe the traditions of men.

    Catena Aurea - Gospel of Mark

  • By reinscribing the idea of transgressing or transversing gender within a traditional gender binary-man in a woman's body, woman in a man's body-it contradicts goals shared by many transgendered and transsexual people: to live their lives as they desire, free of the gender binary.

    Serendip's Exchange

  • Now is the possibility that the young victim may have been dating one of these guys and already "transgressing" since she entered into an interracial relationship, so let's not get carried away with our outrage.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Now is the possibility that the young victim may have been dating one of these guys and already "transgressing" since she entered into an interracial relationship, so let's not get carried away with our outrage.

    Does "Domestic Violence" Lessen the Severity of Racial and Sexual Violence?

  • That if he hadn't been exposed, he'd still be "transgressing" with cocktail waitresses?

    CounterPunch

  • 'transgressing' with a number of beautiful women. it would be a tragedy if the National Inquirer and the rest of the red top hypocrites were to become the biggest barrier to Tiger surpassing JN. wrote:

    BBC News | News Front Page | UK Edition

  • She educates Shahryar as she casts her spell, culminating in her story of a caliph who, rather than severely punishing a transgressing subject, treats him with mercy.

    Weaving a web of seductive stories

  • Does the fact that I am not “transgressing gender” mean that I am “reifying the gender binary”? and how exactly is this not just repeating the same trope that trans-exclusive radfems throw at trans women?

    Gender activism begins with gender rage

  • For although Britain is outside the Eurozone and cannot be made to pay fines, it is quite possible that Britain could be punished by the EU for transgressing AGS rules, with for instance the withdrawal of EU structural funds despite the fact that we have partly paid for them.

    Mark Seddon: The EU Grabs More Power; The Rest Do Nothing

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