Obamacare contains provisions that could lift these legal obstacles to efficient health-care integration.
It is not an efficient way to write, but I love that exploratory phase, when even bad writing somehow seems promising.
To the hordes who wanted time with Lincoln, the gruff and efficient Nicolay was the “grim enforcer.”
The staff was as busy as LAX air-traffic controllers, but they got it to me in an efficient rush.
Everything is meant to be utilitarian and efficient, at the expense of relaxation or comfort.
The extract is an efficient substitute for catechu and kino.
Throughout the struggle the papacy had a most efficient ally in the people.
I cannot do what I would do for want of sustained animal spirits and efficient bodily vigour.
The Illinois Indians, being more remote, had not been able to obtain the efficient European instruments of warfare.
The most efficient mixer is the one that gives the maximum product of standard quality at the least cost for production.
"capable of producing the desired effect," late 14c., "making, producing immediate effect," from Old French efficient and directly from Latin efficientem (nominative efficiens) "effective, efficient, producing, active," present participle of efficere "work out, accomplish" (see effect). Meaning "productive, skilled" is from 1787. Related: Efficiently.