1 small error
ADJ. minor | momentary, temporary | sudden | memory, mental I keep suffering these mental lapses.
VERB + LAPSE have, suffer I had a momentary lapse when I couldn't remember his name.
PREP. ~ in a lapse in attention | ~ of sudden lapses of concentration
2 bad behaviour
ADJ. curious, odd It was an odd lapse for one who is normally so polite.
3 passing of time
ADJ. brief, considerable | time
PHRASES ~ of after a considerable lapse of time a time lapse of three months