To see all instances of the word
used in
The Call of the Wild
please enable javascript.

Used in
The Call of the Wild
Go to Book Vocabulary
  • Far more potent were the memories of his heredity that gave things he had never seen before a seeming familiarity; the instincts (which were but the memories of his ancestors become habits) which had lapsed in later days, and still later, in him, quickened and become alive again.  (not reviewed by editor)

To see samples from other sources, click a sense of the word below:
as in: after the lapse of many hours
as in: a lapse in judgement
as in: allowed the policy to lapse
To see an overview of word senses, click here.

Go to Book Vocabulary Learn more easily.   Think more clearly.   Express more effectively.