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::: transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
::: expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
::: heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
::: contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
::: congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
::: pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
::: aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
::: welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
::: offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
::: scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution