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  • "I am glad I have such a good daughter," said her father, kissing her, after the lapse of several days.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He thought of this after he got into the street; but he might have spared his compunction, for Catherine had not noticed the lapse.  (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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