Fall and Lapse


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Fall verb – To commit an offense.
Usage example: even saints can fall

Lapse is a synonym for fall in descend topic. In some cases you can use "Lapse" instead the word "Fall" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like descent, increase, sin.
Nearby Words: falling, fallen
Synonyms for Fall


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Lapse noun – A change in status for the worse usually temporarily.
Usage example: the scandal caused the president to suffer a dramatic lapse in popularity

Fall is a synonym for lapse in decline topic. You can use "Fall" instead the word "Lapse" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as slip, increase, deteriorate, backsliding.
Nearby Words: lapsed, lapsing, lapsus
Synonyms for Lapse

How words are described

long long fall long lapse
short short fall short lapse
complete complete fall complete lapse
single single fall single lapse
Other adjectives: painful, large, serious, huge, little, terrible, tragic, subsequent, eventual.

Common collocations

time fall time lapse time
bit fall bit lapse bit
times fall times lapse times

Both words in one sentence

  • Create Your Own Villain Lion El'Jonson's choice to exile Luther, his long-time brother in arms and closest friend, to Caliban during the Heresy admittedly, for a momentary lapse where he considered letting the Lion die for his own glory had a lot to do with Luther's fall to Chaos.
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