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SQL Question -  How do I get to see items from a list not in a table?

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If I have a list like 'y','i','for','xyz','abc', and I also have a table with one column containing items,
mytable.column1
y
xyz
i

How can I get in one sql what items on the list are missing in that table?

In this example I want to see 'for' and 'abc'
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