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  • Lights were already shining through its windows, and Archer, as the carriage stopped, caught a glimpse of his father-in-law, exactly as he had pictured him, pacing the drawing-room, watch in hand and wearing the pained expression that he had long since found to be much more efficacious than anger.

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  • The drug is safe and efficacious.
  • He would weep for hours together, and I verily believe that to the very end this spoiled child of life thought his weak tears in some way efficacious.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds

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