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The man admitted driving over the speed limit and apologized for the lapse.
She was angered by her momentary lapse of control.
Today showed that I can have lapses in concentration.
Members of the committee were puzzled by the memory lapses of White House officials.
There have been security lapses despite efforts to protect the public.
Carol’s lapses into strong language only made her sound immature.
There was a lapse of ten years between his visits.
During a lapse in the conversation, I thanked my host and left.