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ef·fort

(ef'ŏrt),
Deliberate exertion of physical or mental power.

effort

Expenditure of physical or mental energy.
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The results speak for themselves as the bridge cycles effortlessly through a spectrum of colours.
They took advantage of studies elsewhere of the human immunodeficiency virus that revealed that it makes a protein, called TAT that can pass through cell membranes effortlessly.
Effortlessly cut or machined with standard wood or metalworking tools, it can be easily installed on process equipment using simple fasteners or adhesives, according to the literature.
One of his numbers slid effortlessly from ``talking drums'' (where the drum echoes Maal's vocals) to a funky James Brown-style riff to a Latin, Buena Vista Social Club feel.
While most songwriters would be willing to sweat and toil for years to discover one perfectly crafted song, Merritt effortlessly unearths one gem after another from the vast treasure trove of his imagination.
Pamela Pietro, Tamara Sisler, Bill Doolin, and Walter McLean fold carefully into one position, then unexpectedly leave it, start and stop in mid-lift, shift soft, delicate gestures effortlessly into spinning arabesque turns.
It's simple - ZixCorp handles all of the setup and maintenance of establishing the TLS connection and then our customers can send secure emails effortlessly," said Nigel Johnson, vice president of product management and business development for ZixCorp.
Keeble's interpretive reading is perfect: as the voice of Cledwyn Bott he is a likeable and entirely credible working-class naif; as the other characters, he can switch accents and perspectives effortlessly and be equally convincing.
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Even more noteworthy, though more disquieting, are the performances of Brendan Fletcher and Ian Somerhalder, who play, shockingly offhandedly, the confused, conflicted men who killed Shepard, effortlessly essaying the banal nature of anger, evil and prejudice that shrivel the souls of people who hoped for more from their lives.
Almost effortlessly Pire transforms himself from a fresh-faced Latin American immigrant arriving in Los Angeles (just in time for the 1992 riots) to a kept West Village boy-over-30 to a gay Hollywood wanna-be who is closeted about both his homosexuality and his Hispanic background.
Utilizing his trademark ebb and flow of energy, Tetley keeps the ballet in constant motion with dense footwork and tricky partnering that is both inventive and challenging, yet moves effortlessly between pas de deux and ensemble stage pictures.