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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of lack.


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  • On the whole, though, the term lacked drama: no news-cycle-eating cases or base-enflaming confirmation battles to be found.

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  • The band chose Buffalo Hump to succeed him, but the title lacked any meaning, since from now on the band had no common leader.35 What was left of them found that the buffalo no longer came south to their ranges, and that much of the other game had disappeared, too.


  • Ban, in Tokyo on an Asian tour, repeated his view that the violence-marred election that gave veteran leader Robert Mugabe another term lacked legitimacy.

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  • Chiffon smiled, but her expression lacked sincerity.

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  • Though he caught the eyes of college recruiters, Torain lacked the core class requirements to go to a Division I school.

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  • Rather, what they've lacked is someone who can rally them around a vision (preferably the one they've been pushing for for the last few years with some consistency), is well-connected and respected in DC enough to protect their budget and maintain a constant focus to their mission, and let the NASA people do what they do best - fly incredible science missions.

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  • The 2010-2011 term lacked the kind of blockbuster decision that spurs law professors to rewrite their case books.

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  • Ex-Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice reassured soldiers that the Bush Administration had known well before the invasion that Saddam Hussein lacked weapons of mass destruction.

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  • The disappointment is that Vytorin lacked anticipated benefit or superiority over Zocor.


  • (G8) summit, said last month's election giving Mugabe a sixth term lacked legitimacy.

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