the action of going beyond some boundary or limit
transgressions included larceny and breaking into houses and shops.
allowing light to pass through diffusely
Morning calls are considered informal in the city; they are made only to
business, or by special appointment.Eichler, Lillian
spanning one of the large landmasses of the earth
Before making my
pilgrimage I used to wonder, sometimes, just where the line dividing East from West in the United States might be.Street, Julian
extending through all human societies
render motionless because of surprise, terror, or awe
He turned to face me, eyes
transfixed on the object swinging in my hand.
the act of changing in form or shape or appearance
lasting a very short time
glance he had perceived above the water-line, and continued in the translucency beneath, an outline not easily forgotten.Reid, Mayne
rendering in another language with the same meaning
Some time later he was given a Chinese
translation of the New Testament by a Christian missionary.
easily understood or seen through
Instead of an open,
transparent legal process, Mr Bo has been hidden away, under secret, internal Communist Party investigation.