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The Time Machine
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  • ’I think so,’ murmured the Provincial Mayor; and, knitting his brows, he lapsed into an introspective state, his lips moving as one who repeats mystic words.

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as in: a lapse in judgement Define
a change in behavior or state--usually undesired (see word notes for more detailed definitions based upon context)
as in: allowed the policy to lapse Define
end or terminate -- often of legal rights or of a person's association with an organization
as in: after the lapse of many hours Define
a period of time -- often a period that has passed
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