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Sample Sentences Using
lapse -- as in: a lapse in judgement
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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)
  • Apparently the error occurred because of a lapse in the air controller’s concentration.
  • Her job is to assure there is no lapse of the high standards at their hotels.
  • Is it possible that I had a momentary lapse of sanity?
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • Broken banjo strings, momentary passionate lapses of harmony, voices that go from smooth to gravelly to all-out screaming in a single verse.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
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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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