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.