Lapse and Passage


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Lapse noun – A change in status for the worse usually temporarily.
Passage and lapse are semantically related. in interval topic. In some cases you can use "Passage" instead a noun "Lapse", when it comes to topics like break in action.
Nearby Words: lapsed, lapsing, lapsus
Synonyms for Lapse


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Passage noun – An established course for traveling from one place to another.
Lapse and passage are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Lapse" instead a noun "Passage".
Nearby Words: pass, passed, passing, passageway, passaged
Synonyms for Passage

How words are described

long long lapse long passage
brief brief lapse brief passage
short short lapse short passage
certain certain lapse certain passage
Other adjectives: single, memorable.

Both words in one sentence

  • Called back to in a reversed situation in the final book, when Ron has a momentary lapse of judgement by proclaiming that Crookshanks isn't there to press the knob on the tree's trunk to let them into the passage.
  • Time Lapse: Time-lapsed shots of clouds were frequently used to suggest the passage of time, as well as to make the New Mexico desert seem a little more surreal and alien, in keeping with the setting.
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