The techniques that Foer describes are as effortful as they are old.
Dyer on a bad day is still more profound, and more polished, than most writers at their effortful best.
But barely had she entered the tinted atmosphere when her movements became awkward and convulsive, effortful and excited.
Doctor Hoff blinked more rapidly and moistened his lips with an effortful tongue.
With all studies in general, history shares in training perceptive, associative, and effortful activities.
The personality seemed very intense, and spoke in effortful whispers.
"It's rather less than your customary one, I'm afraid," said the Tyro, with an effortful smile.