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    efficacious - Dictionary definition and meaning for word efficacious

    Definition
    (adj) marked by qualities giving the power to produce an intended effect
    Example Sentence
    • written propaganda is less efficacious than the habits and prejudices...of the readers
    • the medicine is efficacious in stopping a cough
    Definition
    (adj) producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
    Synonyms : effective , effectual
    Example Sentence
    • an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation
    • effective teaching methods
    • effective steps toward peace
    • made an effective entrance
    • his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action
    • an efficacious law
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for efficacious

having a striking effect is the meaning... "eff" is common i.e., it causes an effect.. "cacious" sounds similar to "cautious".. why are you cautious.. because the effect is striking.. so the meaning is striking effect

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