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Sentence count:18Posted:2017-02-27Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: decadentSimilar words: feteeffectcafeteriain effecteffectivetake effecteffeminateeffectivelyMeaning: [ɪ'fiːt]  adj. marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay. 
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1. Could one call it decadent or effete?
2. He studied the Gascon's dark effete face and the jewel-encrusted pearl which swung arrogantly from one ear lobe.
3. If there were ever an illustration of an effete ruling elite,( it is this.
4. That's what these square, effete types did, I eventually figured: they listened to Bartok and bathed a lot.
5. The Road to Wigan Pier's wanton polemics against effete intellectuals and strident feminists are suffused by homophobia.
6. People said the aristocracy was effete.
7. During the ages, Greek civilization declined and became effete.
8. Both were unpopular: Waugh as an effete reactionary; Orwell for his unfashionable anti-Stalinism.
9. Besides, metacognition training has brought the effete of transfer to the academic results.
10. Do you know how many curly-haired, effete sycophants there are waiting to replace you?
11. With nothing to do all day the aristocracy had grown effete and lazy.
12. A rich aroma of manure and wood smoke, pungent to my effete nostrils.
13. If its people called you a liberal subversive in the pay of effete capitalist Western powers it was regarded as fair comment.
14. She commenced an impersonation of Hodges, piping inaudible words in effete falsetto, rolling her eyes like a stage Othello.
15. The absurd and backward - looking notion of locating a research centre in an effete , rundown, has - been country.
16. If I had my choice of roles, I'd opt for Peter Ustinov's part: Lentulus Batiatus, the slave dealer and slightly effete villain.
17. During the middle ages, Greek civilization declined and became effete.
18. TYPICAL USE : Duing the middle ages, Greek civilization declined and effete.
More similar words: feteeffectcafeteriain effecteffectivetake effecteffeminateeffectivelyeffervescenteffectivenessthe greenhouse effectfetishsafetyfetterlifetimesafety netsafety pinunfetteredefforteffaceeffigyeffusiveeffluentefficacyeffluenceineffableefficientofferefficiencyeffrontery
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