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And when at last it is perceived that such pity cannot lead to effectual succor, common sense bids the soul be rid of it.

The purpose of these larger windows is the effectual lighting of the Boardroom, which is of the height of two storeys.

Each one of them is called by His authoritative command, as well as by the effectual influences of his Spirit.

Was it that circumstances no longer called for as stern and as effectual remedies as before?

But in the day of effectual calling, a complete change is produced upon the moral tendencies of the soul.

The prayer, though short, was effectual; for both went back to their play with happy faces, and they had no more trouble that day.

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The adjective effectual is used especially of that which produces the effect desired or intended, or a decisive result: An effectual bombardment silenced the enemy. Efficacious suggests the capability of achieving a certain end: an efficacious plan, medicine. Efficient (applied also to persons) implies the skillful use of energy or industry to accomplish desired results with little waste of effort: efficient methods; an efficient manager. Effective is applied to a person or a thing that has the power to, or which actually does, produce an effect: an effective boss, remedy, speech. 

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On this page you'll find 74 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to effectual, such as: effective, efficacious, accomplishing, achieving, adequate, and binding.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.