be short of, lack
A great way to remember a character is by searching for patterns across all the words that contain it. Can you find similarities?
|缺点||4||quē diǎn||shortcoming, defect|
|缺少||4||quē shǎo||lack, be short of|
|贫乏||6||pín fá||poor, wretchedly lacking|
|缺口||6||quē kǒu||breach, gap, shortfall (of materials, funds)|
|缺席||6||quē xí||be absent|
|缺陷||6||quē xiàn||defect, drawback, flaw, shortcoming|