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Definitions and Synonyms of effigy | Another word for effigy | What is effigy?

Definition 1: a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture) - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where effigy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln
  • the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone

Synonyms for effigy in the sense of this definition

(effigy is a kind of ...) a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something

(... is a kind of effigy ) an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day

(... is a kind of effigy ) a material effigy that is worshipped

"thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image" "money was his god"

(... is a kind of effigy ) an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds

(... is a kind of effigy ) an effigy (usually of a famous person) made of wax

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