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effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
obsequy - funeral ceremony
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech