Pronunciation of Efficacious
/ˌɛfɪkˈe͡ɪʃəs/, /ˌɛfɪkˈeɪʃəs/, /ˌɛ_f_ɪ_k_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_s/
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Other synonyms and related words:
efficient, productive (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for efficacious:
- " Steep yourself in this truth that besides prayer there exists but one efficacious remedy against this evil, to despise it. - "En Route", J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans.
- He felt that the others had been seriously perturbed and were not listening: he himself was conscious of a shock too serious for that glib emollient- usually so efficacious- the sound of his own voice. - "The White Wolf and Other Fireside Tales", Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
- I forgive you for discrediting your principles by the praise which you lavish on the absolute government which reigns in France, but I would have you at least not to do so in a still more efficacious manner by your own blunders and by the comparisons which they suggest. - "Correspondence & Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834 to 1859, Vol. 2", Alexis de Tocqueville.