Wrong spring in lock (8)

While searching our database we found 1 possible solution for the: Wrong spring in lock (8) crossword clue. This crossword clue was last seen on 14 June 2021 The Guardian Cryptic Crossword puzzle. The solution we have for Wrong spring in lock (8) has a total of 8 letters.

Answer

1T
2R
3E
4S
5P
6A
7S
8S


Definition

To pass beyond a limit or boundary; hence, to depart; to go.
To commit a trespass; esp., to enter unlawfully upon the land of another.
To go too far; to put any one to inconvenience by demand or importunity; to intrude; as, to trespass upon the time or patience of another.
To commit any offense, or to do any act that injures or annoys another; to violate any rule of rectitude, to the injury of another; hence, in a moral sense, to transgress voluntarily any divine law or command; to violate any known rule of duty; to sin; -- often followed by against.
Any injury or offence done to another.
Any voluntary transgression of the moral law; any violation of a known rule of duty; sin.
An unlawful act committed with force and violence (vi et armis) on the person, property, or relative rights of another.
An action for injuries accompanied with force.

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