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Confusing Words > lack and lacquer
Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.

LACK - absence, be missing


We all suspected that Brian was lying, but proof was lacking.

Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle.


LACQUER - paint that dries to a hard shiny surface


The surface of the table was treated with hard lacquer.

Lacquers have been used extensively as fast-drying, weather-resistant finishes for automobiles and as coatings for furniture and other factory-finished items.