effigy


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effigy

Art a portrait of a person, esp as a monument or architectural decoration

effigy

A representation or imitation of a person, in whole or in part, as a likeness in sculpture.
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the people crossing over in the distance seemed unwilling even to look at the islet where the exiled effigy of the author of the Social Contract sat enthroned above the bowed head of Razumov in the sombre immobility of bronze.
The effigies or 'Marbats' of Kali (black) and Pivli (Yellow) were the main attraction of the procession, however this year the locals also made a huge effigy with anti-Pakistan placards hanging all over it.
To welcome the resurrection of Jesus, the villagers in San Pedro belonging to a breakaway sect of the Roman Catholic Church burn an oversized effigy of Judas on the evening of Black Saturday.
On Sunday a straw effigy symbolizing winter is burnt.
The Meghalaya Pradesh Youth Congress burned the effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in front of the BJP office at Tura in West Garo Hills district demanding scrapping of the controversial Bill.
A TOURIST was horrified after hotel staff made an effigy of her friend's dead son with a birthday cake on it.
Protesters from militant groups burned an effigy of President Rodrigo Duterte during a demonstration on Friday, Bonifacio Day.
AN EFFIGY of Boris Johnson will be burned at an annual bonfire celebration.
In a terrible disaster, at least 50 people watching the burning of an effigy from a railway track were crushed by a speeding train here in Punjab yesterday, triggering anger in the area and nationwide outrage.
"Crowd of worshippers were watching the public burning of Hindu lord Ravana's effigy at around 7 pm," according to police.
Summary: They were watching the burning of Ravana effigy as part of Dussehra festivities
NCCU management voted last January to do away with the statue inside its library, but it wasn't until Friday evening that it announced the effigy had been moved to the Hua Hsing Kindergarten on August 8, the Central News Agency reported.