Sentence Examples


  • They are both deficient in solidity and in permanent interest.
  • Fortunately Frederick had never been deficient in courage.
  • In 1875, however, when the revenue had become deficient after the crisis of 1873, the io per cent.
  • 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.
  • A considerable hindrance to the development of the empire's resources has been the lack of an adequate system of communications; but although it is still deficient in good roads, much has been done of late years to develop railways, extend canals and improve river communications.