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She really got the ditziness of Louise’s character and the wanting-to-please element.
SARAH PINBOROUGH, AUTHOR OF ‘BEHIND HER EYES,’ TALKS ABOUT THAT CONTROVERSIAL TWISTTHOMAS FLOYDMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Around the table were seated about twenty persons, amongst whom the usual sprinkling of sacerdotes was not wanting.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Gottschal knew perfectly well what was wanting, but he wished to have a little fun out of the matter.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
I should judge from what I see and feel that shade is seldom wanting here, except as a shield from the rain.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Work was not wanting also in repairing and roofing the buildings and the mill, abandoned since our return in 1607.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Yet here it appears to be the one thing wanting to give success to that despair of aeronauts, military ballooning.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
As regards the natural products of the Brazils, a great many of the most necessary articles are wanting in the list.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
They split up into rival factions, each one wanting to set up a government of its own.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
This bird also has a whitish streak over the eye, which seems wanting in A. streperus.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
And what is wanting in such is principally the rectification of their views: their endeavours are harmonious and consistent.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WANTING

  • abandoned
  • bare
  • barren
  • blank
  • clear
  • dead
  • deflated
  • depleted
  • desert
  • deserted
  • desolate
  • despoiled
  • destitute
  • devoid
  • dry
  • exhausted
  • forsaken
  • godforsaken
  • hollow
  • lacking
  • stark
  • unfilled
  • unfurnished
  • uninhabited
  • unoccupied
  • vacant
  • vacated
  • vacuous
  • void
  • wanting
  • waste
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