lapse into

phrasal verb

Definition of lapse into

1 : to begin using or doing (something that should be avoided) for a short period of time He's a good writer, but he occasionally lapses into jargon.
2 : to begin to be in (a worse or less active state or condition) The crowd lapsed into silence. The patient lapsed into a coma. The society lapsed into decline.

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