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Synonyms of 'effigy'

(noun) 
Definition
a crude representation of someone, used as a focus for contempt
An effigy of her was being burned in the town square.
Synonyms
likeness
The museum displays wax likenesses of every U.S. president.
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figure
a life-size bronze figure of a woman
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image
The polished stone bore the graven image of a snakebird.
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model
an architect's model of a wooden house
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carving
It was a wood carving of a human hand.
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representation
a life-like representation of Christ
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statue
a huge white statue of Chairman Mao
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icon
The exhibition features a wide range of religious icons, paintings, and mosaics.
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dummy
a shop-window dummy
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statuette

Additional synonyms

in the sense of carving
Definition
a figure or design produced by carving stone or wood
It was a wood carving of a human hand.
in the sense of dummy
Definition
a large model that looks like a human being, used for displaying clothes in a shop, as a target, etc.
a shop-window dummy
Synonyms
manikin,
lay figure
in the sense of figure
Definition
a representation in painting or sculpture, esp. of the human body
a life-size bronze figure of a woman

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