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effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
exploit - make use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation
elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
entourage - group of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
gruesome - grisly; horrible
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.