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Spell check of effigy

Correct spelling: effigy

bust, icon, drawing, mental image, prototype, carving, rendering, statue, miniature, epitome, copy, figure, cartoon, model, metaphor, idol, analogy, dummy, approximation, figure of speech, persona, imitation, figurine, ikon, outline, cast, portrayal, image, paradigm, photograph, impression, double, replica, pastiche, representation, illustration, puppet, duplication, trope, silhouette, snapshot, likeness, look-alike, facsimile, depiction, picture, range, simulacrum.

Examples of usage:

1) Tradition asserts that he loved a lady whom her husband's jealousy kept a prisoner there, and whom he could only see at her window; and that he avenged his love by placing himself in effigy where his glance could always dwell upon her. - "A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)", Mrs. Sutherland Orr.

2) Edmonds says:-" The hobby horse, or effigy of a horse, is, at this festival of the moon, dipped in a pool of water, and, for the same reason perhaps, that a similar figure was, in Ireland, passed through fire at the festival of the sun; to preserve the cattle from death and disease." - "Cornwall", G. E. Mitton.

3) Not that she hesitated at all now; she had only to think of how it might have read in the paper: " At Saint So- and- So's, on such and such a date, by a Reverend Statue, assisted by another Reverend Effigy, a Tanagra Figure, to a trodden- on Painting by Billy Izzard," etc. - "The Story of Louie", Oliver Onions.