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effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
perpetual - everlasting
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
cession - yielding to another; ceding
gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
ordinance - decree; authoritative order