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    lose OR lack

    'If a company abolishes the mandatory retirement age, the workplace
    could [ lose / lack ] energy(or vigor).

    In the above example, which is better, 'lose' or 'lack'?

    Also, 'vigor' is better than 'energy'?

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    Re: lose OR lack

    Quote Originally Posted by peppy_man
    'If a company abolishes the mandatory retirement age, the workplace
    could [ lose / lack ] energy(or vigor).

    In the above example, which is better, 'lose' or 'lack'?

    Also, 'vigor' is better than 'energy'?

    How about:


    If a company abolishes mandatory retirement age, the workplace could lose its vitality/ sparkle.

    Or else:
    ...it could lose the youthful energy of younger employees.


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