other words for deficient
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When their action exceeds that of the nutrient vessels, the body emaciates; when it is deficient, plethora is the result.
The style is vigorous and concise; it is rich in imagery and powerfully expressed, but is deficient in elegance and perspicuity.
From that time the Ministers were not deficient either in internal unity, or in parliamentary and administrative talent.
But, great as the work is, if our will be ready, our powers are not deficient.
His sight is keenest in the dusk and by night; his sense of smell is deficient but his hearing is extremely acute.
The reason is not so much that the rainfall is deficient, as that the rain comes at the wrong time, and is wasted.
For so allowing them to escape I shall be held by many to have been deficient in sound teaching.
She can prove her statement in conic sections or algebra, but when it comes to actual knowledge she is deficient.
I am inclined to think provisions would not be deficient, to an alarming extent, if they were equally distributed.
For the most part, the books which thus came were of classes in which the Library was then deficient.
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