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This resulted in campaigns that were under-funded, chasing search volume that simply did not exist, and a general lack of evergreen brand paid search.

The lack of games also gives more practice time to Jakub Vrana, who came off the covid-19 list Tuesday.

While one of his Republican rivals has spent 30 years in the legislature, and two others have personal fortunes that will allow them to self-fund, Doran touts his lack of experience and wealth as assets.

Solutions exist, but they must be implementedTo address the internet gap, we believe that policymakers must identify lack of internet access as a barrier and protect against its effects.

This isn’t because these geese chose to go there, but rather because they’re forced to occupy these areas, thanks to a lack of habitat and booming human populations.

But in the case of black women, another study found no lack of interest.

There were also crashes not due to either mechanical or human error but to a lack of warning of dangerous conditions.

But this physical involvement, or lack of it, is only part of the problem.

There are a few good ones, Antoine says, but he complained bitterly of a lack of responsiveness.

The following month came, and for lack of a better term, I chickened out.

He is perplexed and hindered by the lack of soldiers, but is doing his best with his small forces.

The lack of bill buyers in foreign countries who will quote as low rates on dollar as on sterling bills.

The rapid spread of the revolt was not a whit less marvelous than its lack of method or cohesion.

He heard himself saying lightly, though with apparent lack of interest: 'How curious, Lettice, how very odd!

Such mutual distrust necessarily creates or accompanies a lack of moral courage.


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The verb lack means to be without or to have less than a desirable quantity of something: to lack courage, sufficient money, enough members to make a quorum. Need often suggests urgency, stressing the necessity of supplying what is lacking: to need an operation, better food, a match to light the fire. Require, which expresses necessity as strongly as need, occurs most frequently in serious or formal contexts: Your presence at the hearing is required. Successful experimentation requires careful attention to detail.

On this page you'll find 147 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lack, such as: absence, dearth, inadequacy, loss, paucity, and poverty.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.