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  • adv. In an efficacious manner

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an efficacious manner; effectually.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an effective manner


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  • Doctor (Mr Young) talks of good wine and the Country; the former the tax gatherers have interdicted, and the latter is all against me as to season, and the power of efficaciously enjoying it.

    Letter 246

  • Restoration of the Liturgy of the Dead to a place of honour, observance of the custom of Vigils and Lauds, giving greater solemnity to the funeral services, and getting the faithful to assist thereat, thus efficaciously combating the de-christianising of the rite of the dead.

    Dom Lambert Beauduin's 1914 Programme for the Liturgical Movement: Foundational Principles for a New Liturgical Movement

  • Nothing conveys the Word of God as efficaciously as the Chant of the Church:

    Singing Priests of Tulsa

  • It is thus that we will be able to contribute efficaciously to the evangelization asked for by the Savior (cf. Matthew, 28,19-20).


  • Nonetheless, his power to move us by attraction, the arranging of circumstances, the example of others, the holy inspiration that comes from the reading of Scripture, interior grace that conveys the delectatio spoken of by Augustine — these and many other ways are some of the means by which he reigns efficaciously over intelligent creatures.


  • Moreover, Derrida's critical method -- and the method that could most efficaciously be adopted from his approach -- was not all that radical, at least not in the way that too many of his acolytes wanted it to be.

    Philosophy and Literature

  • For an exercise in point of view like The Kindly Ones to work most efficaciously, itought to commit itself fully to the discourse of the narrator, and in my opinion the narrative doubling introduced by the Orestes story detracts from that commitment.

    December 2009

  • Students can be taught to read more efficaciously, however, thus sending them on their "open path" more prepared to find what they're looking for and better able to determine what's worth reading and taking seriously in the first place.

    Literary Study

  • It's about finding a way to do it in a manner that "manages" more people more effectively and efficaciously.

    Senate casts first health care votes

  • Unless you or some other neocon robot talking-point parrot has worked out a way to efficiently, efficaciously (and within a reasonable budget) oust 20 million people from this country without committing crimes against humanity, then you're probably better off keeping your bigotted yaps shut while the adults handle it.

    Gingrich holds jobs summit one day before Obama's


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