GRE Word List


power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual

The meaning of the word efficacy is power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual.

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imperceptibleunnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
bedizendress with vulgar finery
spontaneitylack of premeditation; naturalness; freedom from constraint; ADJ. spontaneous: self-generated; unpremeditated; happening without being planned
protegeperson receiving protection and support from a patron
prodigalwasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
jetsamthings thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
dismembercut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
zealeager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
insubordinationdisobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
cresttop (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird