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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an impressively earnest or pertinent manner.

Usage examples (37)
  • Bismarck was constantly criticised by the more liberal newspapers, and he retaliated by passing an emergency decree that effectually muzzled the press
  • Democratic control of the House during the second half of Taft's term effectually prevented the passage of any considerable amount of legislation.
  • Pain effectually banished it now, and Barby, coming in a little after Mr. Thorn had gone, found her quite unable to speak, and scarce able to breathe, from agony.
  • For he that is laid dead in the grave, though it be ever so shallow, is cut off as effectually from the land of the living as if he were laid in the heart of the earth. for more
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