Drought 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37

Drought 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37 /draʊt/ (noun) a long period of time when there is no or just little precipitation or rain, long period of dry weather, lack of rain, dry spell, deficiency, scarcity, shortage of water, dearth The impacts of drought were discussed at length as were the issues of approaching drought … Read more

Famine 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 13

Famine 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 13 /ˈfæm.ɪn/ (noun) extreme food shortage leading to illness or death, drought, deprivation, shortfall, deficiency of something, scantiness, dearth, poverty, short supply, food scarcity, starvation, want, lack, paucity, insufficiency The ‘Great Leap Forward’-famine in China from 1959-61 was the single largest famine in history in terms of absolute numbers … Read more

Lack 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 9

Lack 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 9 with synonyms, antonyms, and parts of speech for GRE, TOEFL & IELTS students in authentic contexts /læk/ (noun & verb) the absence or insufficiency of something, deficiency, deprivation, scarcity, paucity, deficit, shortage, nonexistence, privation, dearth – be in need of something, to not have enough of something, be … Read more

Scarce 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 3

Scarce 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 3 Scarce 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 3 /skeəs/ (adj) not easily obtained or found, in short supply, scant, scanty, meager, inadequate, deficient, insufficient, paltry, at a premium, limited, sparse – rare, uncommon, infrequent, unusual, atypical Despite the shortages of toilet paper and flour (probably because everyone’s baking sourdough … Read more

Dearth 1100 Words You Need Week 46 Day 2

Dearth 1100 Words You Need Week 46 Day 2 Dearth 1100 Words You Need Week 46 Day 2 /dɜːθ/ (noun) an insufficient amount or supply of something, paucity, lack of something, inadequacy, insufficiency, scarcity, shortage, shortfall, deficiency, sparseness, scantiness, rareness, absence, drought, famine, want ‘Alarming’ food dearth in 20 countries A GROUP of 20 countries … Read more

Paucity 1100 Words You Need Week 5 Day 3

Paucity 1100 Words You Need Paucity 1100 Words You Need /ˈpɔː.sɪ.ti/ (noun) a lack of something, less than is needed for something, insufficiency, inadequacy, scarcity, dearth, fewness, rareness, scantiness, rarity, scarceness: There is a paucity of information on the ingredients of many cosmetics. antonym: plenty, plethora, abundance, copiousness, bounty, profusion, prosperity Fre: manque Fa: کمبود