As verbs the difference between transgress and misfare
is that transgress
is to exceed or overstep some limit or boundary while misfare
is (obsolete) to go astray; to transgress, to sin.
As a noun misfare is
To exceed or overstep some limit or boundary.
To act in violation of some law.
- surpassing common faith, transgressing nature's law
To commit an offense; to sin.
* Beaumont and Fletcher
- For man will hearken to his glozing lies, / And easily transgress the sole command.
(of the sea) To spread over land along a shoreline; to inundate.
- Why give you peace to this imperate beast / That hath so long transgressed you?
(obsolete) To go astray; to transgress, to sin.
*1596 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , IV.5:
*:Whereto great comfort in her sad misfare / Was Amoret, companion of her care […].