Even a brief lapse of alertness constitutes gross negligence.
If you let your rights lapse they will be sold in the market at the end of the process and you will receive a cheque for the proceeds.
The groom may simply have had a temporary lapse of sanity, and he may realize his error in a few months or years.
Apparently there is a 0.2 second lapse from hearing to response on the meter, which is normally used in psychotherapy.
Despite the stressful transition, she was also happy to tell me that she had not used marijuana since her single lapse after leaving treatment.
Namibia has a quota of only 200 tons for exporting deboned mutton under the Cotonou Agreement that will lapse in 2008.
This has got to be a temporary lapse in judgement, like a lost weekend at a Big Ten college.
But the real question is this: which projects get priority, and which are left to lapse ?
There was a lapse of three years, while the book was left in America, at the Reynolds home, during which you made no entries.
His brief lapse in concentration costs him a nick across the chest.