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Deficient or inadequate
“To be fair to the Tralee side they were not lacking in spirit and endeavour and they made the visitors fight every inch of the way.”
Not present or in evidence
“They knocked in a barrage of goals in the first two rounds, displaying a consistency sorely lacking in the past.”
Present participle for to be without or deficient in something
“I lack the height or athleticism to become a professional basketball player.”
Present participle for to have a need for something
“I lack funds for purchasing a new pair of shoes.”
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