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Absent, lost and unavailable

due

adjective

if you are due somewhere, you are expected to be there

away

adverb

not at home, or not at the place where you work or study

low

adjective

used about supplies of things when a lot has been used

nowhere

adverb

not in any place, or not to any place

missing

adjective

if someone or something is missing, they are not where they should be and you do not know where they are

absent

adjective

not in the place where you should be or are expected to be

lacking

adjective

if something important or useful is lacking, it does not exist or is not available

missing

adjective

if something is missing, it is not in its usual place because it has been removed

missing

adjective

if someone or something is missing, they are not included in something although you would expect them to be there

lost

adjective

if something is lost, you cannot find it

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation

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