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effete

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of EFFETE

1
having lost forcefulness, courage, or spirit <the soft, effete society that marked the final years of the Roman empire>
Antonyms undecadent
4
of or relating to a man who has or displays qualities considered more suitable for women <people were surprised to learn that the effete man played football>

April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
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