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EFFICACY

power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual

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

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WordMeaning
servitudeslavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
adversegoing against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
retinuefollowing; attendants
mediumelement that is a creature's natural environment; nutrient setting in which microorganisms are cultivated; appropriate occupation or means of expression; channel of communication; compromise; middle position between extremes; intervening substance through which something else is transmitted
wastrelwaster; profligate
quagmirebog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
esoterichard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
insensibleunconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
trimmake neat or tidy by clipping; reduce by removing what is unnecessary; ornament; decorate (round the edges); Ex. trim the cost; Ex. jacket trimmed with fur; N. ADJ: tidy; in good order
serratedhaving a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf