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Definitions of effectual:
  • adjective:   exerting or capable of exerting strong physiological or chemical effects
    Example: "An effectual vaccine"
  • adjective:   sufficient to produce a result
    Example: "A man to whom painting was but another and less effectual way of writing dramas or novels or history"
  • adjective:   producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
    Example: "His complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action"

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