Efficaciously
Efficacious Ef`fi*ca"cious, a. [L. eficax, -acis, fr. efficere. See {Effect}, n.] Possessing the quality of being effective; productive of, or powerful to produce, the effect intended; as, an efficacious law.

Syn: See {Effectual}. -- {Ef`fi*ca"cious*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]


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