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deficiency / lack / scarce / vacant post / to run short of
necessary / must have
scarce / scarcity
in short supply / scarce
to be deficient in / lapse / deficiency
to lack / to do without
badly damaged / shattered
currently in short supply / in deficit (of commodity) / currently vacant (position)
to fill a vacancy / to make up for a shortage / to supply a deficiency
perfect and without blemish / flawless / to leave nothing to be desired
waxing and waning (of the moon)
very short of (food, clean water etc) / extreme shortage / deficit
surplus and shortfall
(job) opening
energy shortage
in perfect condition / without any defect
to be lacking / to fall short of / to wane / deficit / deficient
new moon
to fall vacant / a job opening at a high level
to remedy omissions and correct errors (idiom)
lucrative post
to be deficient in sth / to be short of sth (supplies, money etc)
symmetry breaking (physics)
conservative / to preserve the outmoded
spontaneous symmetry breaking (physics)
lightning (archaic word)
frugality prevents destitution (idiom)
waiting for a vacancy
to cherish the outmoded and preserve the outworn (idiom); conservative / stickler for tradition

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