visible effect

See: impression
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Rubbing from left to right had no visible effect whatever.
He's out of his senses for the time, it's my belief,' said Hugh, after shaking him, without any visible effect upon his system, until his keys rattled in his pocket.
She produced a visible effect among the idlers on the beach.
Many an ugly scowl was cast upon the tall European by swarthy, dark-eyed sons of the desert, but neither smiles nor scowls produced any outwardly visible effect upon him.
As they produced no visible effect on the object against whom they were discharged, however, he resorted to more tangible arguments.
As it was, however, it had no visible effect on him whatever.
What he desired was the visible effect of action; so, instead of slinking away, he lay close in the grass and wormed nearer to the house.
Meantime the chief mate, with an almost visible effect of collaboration on the part of his round eyes and frightful whiskers, was trying to evolve a theory of the anchored ship.
The active and varied approach to learning promoted by the researchers had a visible effect on the pupils.
A significant other benefit would be better occupancy of the units; the consequential increased use and activity at Parc Tawe 1 which would have a positive, visible effect on the vitality and viability of the city centre as a whole.
With the general elections only ten days away, the pressure on the economy is increasing and beginning to have a visible effect on public revenue.

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