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Word: infraction

Definition: violation (of a rule or regulation); breach


Sentences Containing 'infraction'

A rose lay beside her, and if she now and then glanced at the flower, it was with no infraction of her usual preoccupied air.
Dantes would not allow that any such infraction of regular and proper rules should be made in his favor.

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::: despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
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