And when at last it is perceived that such pity cannot lead to effectual succor, common sense bids the soul be rid of it.
We do not mean to say that there are no practical difficulties in the way of the effectual working of this scheme.
Try as she might she could think of no effectual way to begin.
Of course the expedition was to be sent out at night, for the cover of the darkness was necessary to render it effectual.
The plausible and polite manner of the stranger was effectual with George.
Here is a second negative on the choice of the king: a negative as effectual, at least, as the other of the Assembly.
Mr. Johnson has hit on the most effectual manner of plaguing us all.
These are undoubtedly the most effectual remedies for incontinence in ecclesiastics and servants of God.
There is something gentle, as well as effectual, in the representation.
The only schoolmaster for other Powers was finance, and he thought at no distant date it might begin to be effectual.
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.