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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect; Marked by qualities giving the power to produce an intended effect.

Usage examples (34)
  • The aim of the new study is to find the most efficacious treatments for the disease.
  • Written propaganda is less efficacious than the habits and prejudices...of the readers
  • The special grace which we refer to as efficacious is sometimes called irresistible grace.
  • 'efficacious' - despite the fact that the chemist sells the medicines. for more
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