Usage examples for effective

  1. I am resolved that there shall be a startling and effective public display of my power to punish.  Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  2. Until 1867, the principal agency in bringing about the separation of the races had been the Freedmen's Bureau which, with its authority, its courts, its rations, clothes, and its " forty acres and a mule," did effective work in breaking down the influence of the master.  The Sequel of Appomattox A Chronicle of the Reunion of the States, Volume 32 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Walter Lynwood Fleming
  3. So it continued for nearly one hour and a half, during which time the roll was being called, and a more effective scene I never witnessed.  Pius IX. And His Time by The Rev. Æneas MacDonell Dawson