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Verb
Present participle for to come to an end
“He can make dazzling plays, but his concentration can lapse on routine pickups and throws.”
Verb
Present participle for to fall away gradually
“It preserves the world from destruction; without it, all creation would lapse into chaos; it is the harmony and law of the universe.”
Verb
Present participle for to fall away gradually
“False notes are struck - stupid, kick-yourself-later comments are delivered - and I eventually lapse into dumbstruck, simpering silence, longing for the encounter to be over.”
Verb
Present participle for to slip into a bad habit that one is trying to avoid
“Her membership of the party has lapsed.”
Noun
An occasion on which one backslides, especially in a moral sense
Noun
The end of the period for which something is valid
Adjective
Directed or moving backwards
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