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noun as in belongings

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That makes it incredibly difficult to determine the effects of airstrikes, for example.

“The Syrian war is having its effects here as well,” said Yehyavi, the Iranian consul general in Quetta.

We see the effects of a state that spends more money per capita on prisons than it does on education.

Moreover, trucks, dust, and boomtown stress are the effects of any large-scale industrial activity.

On the other hand, if you think about it, those basic industrial effects can be the most devastating.

She skilfully manages the side-lights, and by this means produces strong effects.

The voice of the orator peculiarly should be free from studied effects, and responsive to motive.

How is it that one instant of time should work those effects in the human mind which are so lasting in their results!

There are others who disclose a special susceptibility to the more simple effects of pathos.

Some fine effects could be produced by this, but of course the whole keyboard was affected and only chords could be played.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to effects, such as: accouterments, chattels, goods, holdings, paraphernalia, and possessions.

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