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lapse
used in Sycamore Row

2 uses
  • Here, Dr. Niehoff ventured off script when he lapsed into a bit of technical jargon, as happened so often when experts couldn't resist the temptation to impress their listeners.
    p. 588.4
  • Lanier showed genuine concern for this woman he'd never met, and poked and prodded enough to convey the message that strong painkillers taken by very sick people often cause a lapse in rational thinking.
    p. 496.2

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