Sentence for effect | Use effect in a sentence

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  • The effect was amazing! (1)
  • The effect was immediate. (4)
  • Now it had the contrary effect. (10)
  • Pulpit-preaching has no effect. (10)
  • But I shall risk their effect on him. (9)
  • The effect was discomforting to him. (10)
  • A curious effect was produced on them. (10)
  • The effect can be no less than hideous! (7)
  • On Elinor its effect was very different. (4)
  • She could fancy she produced an effect. (10)
  • This seemed the last effect of subtle wit. (9)
  • She produced more effect than was visible. (10)
  • And this had one curious psychological effect. (8)
  • On Mrs. Pendyce those words had a strange effect. (8)
  • There was no manifest connection of cause and effect. (2)
  • He spoke, perhaps, with too great an effect of relief. (9)
  • She looked at it with an effect of surprise and doubt. (9)
  • That evidence is to the effect that the blow was accidental. (8)
  • He noticed that his second approach produced the same effect. (10)
  • Lessing tried his hand at it, with a sobering effect upon readers. (10)
  • The latter half is half-humorous and, I think, will help the effect. (14)
  • By this time Stephen had finished his glass, and the effect was seen. (22)
  • It is harmonic rather than melodic, and extremely modulatory in effect. (3)
  • They talked of the landscape, and of the strange cloud effect before them. (9)
  • What a fiendish effect their smiles have, through their cinders and sweat! (9)
  • When he discovered, later, would not the effect undo the good of lies now? (8)
  • She tried the effect of various creepers, and they were as a staring paint. (10)
  • She bent her eyes inquiringly upon him, as if for the effect of this argument. (9)
  • The effect on him of his recent exercise in pathos was to compose him to slumber. (10)
  • Shall I tell a truth which, discrediting my courage, will have the effect of a lie? (1)
  • I was at a loss to guess where that most unpleasant effect on the senses came from. (10)
  • Its only effect was to make my head feel as if it were violently waggled to and fro. (14)
  • He knew the effect of an exhibition of physical dexterity and strength upon a coward. (10)
  • He dreads the effect upon Ellen, and we must leave it to your judgment about telling her. (9)
  • What was the effect of his wide travels and meeting with notable persons on his character? (3)
  • All this ought certainly to unmake the author in question, but this is not really the effect. (9)
  • And, after all, in his art, as in most arts, the effect of the work was two-thirds the game. (13)
  • Her husband is the pistol she carries in her pocket, and she has fired him twice, with effect. (10)
  • Perhaps criticism has a cumulative and final effect; perhaps it does some good we do not know of. (9)
  • And yet, upon reflection, he decided not to leave her, peremptorily informing her to that effect. (10)
  • The sensation of freedom had a magical effect on me, so that I was the wildest talker of them all. (10)
  • All was correct, and if of a funereal correctness to me, I am sure this effect was purely subjective. (9)
  • He had been detected trying to extract capital from the effect of his little piece of brotherly love. (8)
  • It was excellent champagne, and, since Noel had never yet touched alcohol, had an instantaneous effect. (8)
  • They discovered that it produced its effect only on those who were connected with the Ueberhell family. (5)
  • I am pleased to find that my letter had so much effect on you, and that De Courcy is certainly your own. (4)
  • But the only visible effect was the substitution of wide, low-lying sheets of smoke for their bulk of fog. (1)
  • The poor fellow was in an effect of belated summer as to clothes, and he looked not merely haggard but shabby. (9)
  • The artist went about the room, meanwhile, with an effect of indifference which by no means offended Fulkerson. (9)
  • She translated several exclamations of the ladies and gentlemen in German: they were entirely to the same effect. (10)
  • It appeared that Lapham required but to understand or feel the beautiful effect intended, and he was ready to pay for it. (9)
  • The effect of weathering on such roofs is to chip off pieces of slate and to rust the nails, so that whole units drop off. (17)
  • She was rather apt to write him notes, taking back or reaffirming the effect of something that had just passed between them. (9)
  • The climate had a bad effect upon him; he could compose but little, and the condition of his lungs obliged a return to France. (3)
  • Beaton took these mockeries serenely, and shook hands with Miss Woodburn, with the effect of having already shaken hands with Alma. (9)
  • I seem to have seen something of the same effect in engravings: opulent landscapes, deserted and overhung with the passage of storm. (2)
  • She moved deliberately, as if she realized exactly the full effect of her entrance at that moment among all these heated, tired people. (13)
  • From the smoky ceiling hung the great antlers of a stag, to which the electric bulbs had been fastened with an effect of picturesqueness. (12)
  • The effect of so enormously increasing the already disproportionate number of workers in a single generation could be no other than disastrous. (7)
  • The words had escaped him mechanically, for they were those he used to Holly when she had a pain, but their effect was instantaneously distressing. (8)
  • The white-slave agitation of a year or so ago was ludicrously extravagant and emotional, but its net effect is a better conscience, a new alertness. (16)
  • When they re-entered the hall gallery the sight of two middle-aged Forsytes drinking tea together had its magical effect, and they became quite silent. (8)

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