Criminal and prohibition

transgression
(n)
tranz-GRESH-ǝn
Meaning

offense; sin

1st Sample Sentence

She refused to talk to him for three days without even telling him what transgression he had committed.

Root

trans (across)#gradi (to go, step, walk) (Latin)

Synonyms

malfeasance, transgression

Mnemonics

take it this way. train aggression. so aggression in train is against the law!!! Trans + aggression. imagine the army of Pakistan aggressively crossing the Line of Control (LOC) and hence violating the law trans (=across) border. (transcribe + gre) transcribe means copy, so copyin in gre is a violation of law

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