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Definition of Effetely
1. effete [adv] - See also: effete
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Literary usage of Effetely
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1. The Other Americans: The Cities, the Countries, and Especially the People of by Arthur Brown Ruhl (1908)
"By the other way, one coasts along effetely in some such mailboat as this, and endeavors to content one's self by reading "Westward Ho," and consular ..."
2. Satires and Profanities by James Thomson (1884)
"These churches officially and effetely represent what is called the English Reformation, the most ignoble in Europe; which, as Macaulay remarks, ..."
3. The Court of Louis XIII by Katherine Alexandra Patmore (1909)
"The Bishop of Lu?on was not, however, the man to gnaw his thumbs effetely. Polemics and theology claimed his energies. Pere Arnoux, a Jesuit, ..."
4. The silver poppy: A Novel by Arthur John A. Stringer, R. K. Richardson, D. Appleton and Company (1903)
"... yet with flashes of facetiousness, with The American Woman—was a somewhat qualified success in the larger Eastern cities, effetely tending to a flippant ..."
5. Scottish Law Journal and Sheriff Court Record by Scotland Sheriff Courts (1861)
"... indeed, to have accused him of urging a proper defence, weakly or effetely, would have heen far more ..."