Barren and Lacking

Barren

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Barren adjective – Producing no results.
Usage example: that line of investigation proved barren, so the police tried other avenues

Lacking and barren are semantically related in full topic. In some cases you can use "Lacking" instead an adjective "Barren".
Nearby Words: barrenness, barrenly
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Lacking

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Lacking adjective – Not coming up to an expected measure or meeting a particular need.
Barren and lacking are semantically related in full topic. Sometimes you can use "Barren" instead an adjective "Lacking".
Nearby Words: lack, lacked
Synonyms for Lacking

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ground barren ground lacking ground
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