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Used in
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • Now he lapsed into suffering again, as the dry argument was resumed.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He sat down and tried to seem gay, but it was up-hill work; it roused no smile, no response, and he lapsed into silence and let his heart sink down to the depths.  (not reviewed by editor)

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