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effigy -- as in: burned in effigy
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Man And Superman
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  • Octavius gives Mrs Whitefield a chair next Ann, and himself takes the vacant one which Ramsden has placed under the nose of the effigy of Mr Herbert Spencer.

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  • Deep down, the dude who gave me the Jell-O knees was an effigy, a mask over a faceless face that probably ten thousand years ago looked like a squid or something.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • A man so despised, so foul tempered, so robotically inflexible that on the last day of eighth grade we defaced his yearbook picture with staples and left it like an effigy behind his seat.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

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