Sentence Examples


  • Notwithstanding the primitive condition of agriculture, the deficiency of communications and the damage caused by frequent inundations, Albania furnishes almost the entire corn supply of the Dalmatian coast and islands.
  • In the fictitious case above, perhaps it turns out that these brown-eyed redheads who are stumbling through life and getting all banged up all have a certain protein deficiency caused by the same genes that make them redheaded and brown-eyed.
  • This protein deficiency is a key component of reflexes.
  • For an example of this, consider the case of vitamin A deficiency (VAD).
  • He has but one picture of whaling scenes, and this is a sad deficiency, because it is by such pictures only, when at all well done, that you can derive anything like a truthful idea of the living whale as seen by his living hunters.

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