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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EFFECTUALLY

No man could close out an interview so effectually as Crane.

After he had effectually concealed her he ran out to give the alarm.

Since he was effectually gagged, Grant had not a word to say.

You know me; you know how to make me happy, and you do it most effectually.

I fancy it has been concealed so effectually that it is not as deep as you imagined.

Mr. Osgood is a man of reputation: and this will effectually amuse them.

It was smothered in blood, so effectually that only slaves are left.

And he effectually did succeed in making him understand he was serious.

If this be done constantly, the evil will be effectually cured: if not, it will be owing to the neglect of the dairy maid.

It effectually deterred others from confiding in the English.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., Old French effectuel, from Late Latin effectualis, from Latin effectus "accomplishment, performance" (see effect (n.)). Used properly of actions (not agents) and with a sense "having the effect aimed at." Related: Effectually; effectuality.

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