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How to use effortful in a sentence

Doctor Hoff blinked more rapidly and moistened his lips with an effortful tongue.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
"It's rather less than your customary one, I'm afraid," said the Tyro, with an effortful smile.
LITTLE MISS GROUCHSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
With all studies in general, history shares in training perceptive, associative, and effortful activities.
COLLEGE TEACHINGPAUL KLAPPER
The personality seemed very intense, and spoke in effortful whispers.
THE UNPOPULAR REVIEW VOL. IVARIOUS
But barely had she entered the tinted atmosphere when her movements became awkward and convulsive, effortful and excited.
THE RED DUSTMURRAY LEINSTER
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WORDS RELATED TO EFFORTFUL

  • Gordian
  • baffling
  • complex
  • complicated
  • difficult
  • effortful
  • elaborate
  • formidable
  • hard
  • intricate
  • involved
  • labyrinthine
  • mazy
  • mystifying
  • nodulous
  • perplexing
  • problematical
  • puzzling
  • reticular
  • rough
  • rugged
  • sophisticated
  • sticky
  • terrible
  • thorny
  • tough
  • tricky
  • uphill
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