Sentence Examples

  • They are both deficient in solidity and in permanent interest.
  • Fortunately Frederick had never been deficient in courage.
  • Although deficient in technical training, he handled with great skill the difficult problems which were presented by the Civil War.
  • In 1795, under the joint operation of a deficient harvest and the diminution in foreign supplies of grain owing to outbreak of war, the price of wheat, which, for the twenty preceding years, had been under 50s.
  • These hybrids produce a lint which is long and silky, but often deficient in strength: selection for strength amongst the hybrids, with due regard to length, may overcome this.

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