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Usage examples for lacking

  1. It appears at once on entering the house that the peristyle is lacking. – Naples Past and Present by Arthur H. Norway
  2. This figure is still lacking in the ranks of the gods. – A Christian But a Roman by Mór Jókai
  3. These are questions which we are unable to answer at present because the necessary information is lacking. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  4. Much information is lacking to make the tale complete, but what follows is enough. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  5. It was a cold invitation, lacking warmth or sympathy, and Roscoe felt that even this man wished that he had died before he reached the cabin. – The Grizzly King by James Oliver Curwood
  6. It was well known that he had a good mind, but evidently the spirit was lacking. – The Promised Land by Mary Antin
  7. Several times since he had come to Roville he had been conscious of a sensation which he could not understand, a vague, yearning sensation, a feeling that, splendid as everything was in this paradise of colour, there was nevertheless something lacking. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  8. The opportunity was there, but the man was lacking. – The Firefly Of France by Marion Polk Angellotti
  9. Sometimes, therefore, this latter information is lacking. – The Social Work of the Salvation Army by Edwin Gifford Lamb
  10. His face might as well have been masked, so completely was it lacking in expression. – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
  11. Yollop: " Lacking a quarter of an inch." – Yollop by George Barr McCutcheon
  12. So, more and more he " passed up" Marie, found her more and more lacking, more and more human. – An Anarchist Woman by Hutchins Hapgood
  13. It is beautiful as it exists there, but the power of expression is lacking. – Ideala by Sarah Grand
  14. Lacking in discipline and all sense of responsibility, and with an utter disregard for consequences, he was a difficult proposition to tackle. – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  15. I should count myself singularly lacking if I stopped to consider- er- such a consideration. – The Burning Spear by John Galsworthy
  16. As Edwin saw the costly gifts that were one by one taken from the sack, there seemed to be nothing lacking and plenty for him to have at least one toy, but his name was not called. – The Poorhouse Waif and His Divine Teacher by Isabel C. Byrum
  17. The final element is still lacking. – Paul Verlaine by Stefan Zweig
  18. What are you still lacking? – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  19. " Eleven months lacking four days," says Ferdy, his face beamin'. – On With Torchy by Sewell Ford
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