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lapse
Used in
Oliver Twist
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  • After the lapse of a week or so, the Jew left the room-door unlocked; and he was at liberty to wander about the house.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At length, after a lapse of something more than an hour, Mr. Bumble, and Sowerberry, and the clerk, were seen running towards the grave.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: after the lapse of many hours
as in: a lapse in judgement
as in: allowed the policy to lapse
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