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Thus the report on the Guy Fawkes effigies, which also was picked up by RT, the English-language Russian satellite channel.

Effigies of both women were burned during Deaf President Now (DPN), which received national coverage in the media.

Scotland Yard arrested late Thursday who were believed to be planning beheading effigies at the royal wedding.

At the very least, effigies of the author are often burned, and public property has been damaged in the past.

Some commentators have called the banks zombies, but effigies might be the better metaphor.

His splendid monument, with recumbent marble effigies of himself and his wife, occupies the east wall of the Hyde Chapel.

I could judge, by these decaying effigies, in the house of what a great and what a handsome race I was then wandering.

Placards were exhibited and effigies were set up, but the people in general were quiet.

Up to the time of Henry V. the embalmed bodies and not the effigies were displayed upon the funeral car.

Saints' effigies, to employ the quaint expression of a Roman Catholic eye-witness, "were massacred."


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to effigies, such as: puppet, likeness, statue, picture, figure, and image.

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