1. The division of the product of a unit's hit points and damage by its attack period
2. The derivative of impact
A rifleman's efficacy turns out to be 7070.
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When trying to impress with his vocabulary by using the word 'efficacious' rather than 'effective', the man was actually more efficacious at sounding like an ass.
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An adjective (descriptive word):

Describing thing, or person, producing, or sure to produce, desired effect.

"Efficaciously" (adverb) describing the behaviour of act in such a manner as to effect the desired effect.
I may help to understand that the Latin root for these words is the same as that for "Efficient".
Asprin is truly "efficacious" for the treatment of headaches.

I've never known a teacher to be so consistent in dealing so "efficaciously" with problem students, as he does.
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1. when a person believes in their own ability to complete a task.

2. when someone poops themself.
1. Self-efficacy led Stephanie to believe she could make good marks on the exam.

2. Stephanie was unable to finish the exam due to self-efficacy.
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