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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An effigy (usually of a famous person) made of wax; Twining shrub of North America having yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds.

Usage examples (33)
  • They will exist for posterity only in waxwork figures and in a few scant pages of history.
  • I also recall a waxwork representation of the Birth in the Manger.
  • The woman's face was as blank as a waxwork, eyes closed.
  • Barbara was polished and shining; a lovely waxwork loll. for more
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