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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A likeness, especially of a person. A statue of a famous person.

Usage examples (23)
  • Archaeologists discovered a crude effigy that bore the resemblance of a known ruler of an ancient civilization.
  • The coin bears an effigy of Lincoln
  • Burning someone in effigy is a symbolic violent act.
  • Maybe the wingnuts should burn Mitt in effigy, too. for more
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