Thesaurus / effect

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I expected a blow for that, and tried to look as though I did not, being extremely anxious to return it with effect.
We call cause that which generally precedes a certain manifestation, and effect that which generally follows it.
The deputy postmaster general took a serious view of the effect of the proposed relinquishment of the inland postage.
This was Madame Malibran, under the effect of my father's performance of the Gamester, which she had just witnessed.
RECORDS OF A GIRLHOODFRANCES ANN KEMBLE
Cause is simply everything without which the effect would not result, and with which it must result.
The placidity of Cornelia's reply was not without its effect on him, nevertheless.
By doing this, they could come upon the vessel from the side opposite to the fort, and effect a more complete surprise.
SUSTAINED HONORJOHN R. MUSICK,
She gives the effect of fashionable slimness, yet she is all lovely curves and roundnesses.
SECRET HISTORY REVEALED BY LADY PEGGY O'MALLEYC. N. WILLIAMSON AND A. M. WILLIAMSON
Even the powers of magic were tried in vain to effect his cure.
The battery-jars were uncovered, giving an effect of mystery unveiled, a sort of shamelessness, of destroyed illusion.
THE CONFESSIONMARY ROBERTS RINEHART

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