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synonyms for marionette

  • doll
  • dummy
  • figurine
  • manikin
  • moppet
  • fantoccini
See also synonyms for: marionettes
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How to use marionette in a sentence

Remy is, of course, an animated talking rat, and this is a movie that presumes, among other things, that a human body is an elaborate marionette operated by hair.
I NEARLY SET MY HOUSE ON FIRE TRYING TO MAKE THE LIGHTNING MUSHROOM FROM ‘RATATOUILLE’JAYA SAXENASEPTEMBER 27, 2021EATER
She should have spent that summer morning swimming in a pool or running around a playground, not dangling from a machine like a marionette.
TWO KIDS, A LOADED GUN AND THE MAN WHO LEFT A 4-YEAR-OLD TO DIEJOHN WOODROW COXSEPTEMBER 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A porcelain marionette on the shelf of your childhood bedroom.
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How did anyone know we were going to have a marionette show?
GRACE HARLOWE'S PLEBE YEAR AT HIGH SCHOOLJESSIE GRAHAM FLOWER
You do not seem to be aware of the identity of the marionette who has just been killed.
CASTELLINARIAHENRY FESTING JONES
If all these fail how can a marionette be expected to succeed?
CASTELLINARIAHENRY FESTING JONES
He held by the hand a little French girl, dark, small, looking almost like a marionette in her slim tailor-made costume.
MR. GREX OF MONTE CARLOE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Mr. Chamberlain had caught the infection, and was salaaming across the world to Mr. Kruger, like a marionette out of a box.
A WOMAN'S PART IN A REVOLUTIONNATALIE HARRIS HAMMOND
I was brought back upright by the strong hands behind me, which steered me like a marionette.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
I still couldn't walk -- when I stood, my legs gave way like a stringless marionette's.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
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WORDS RELATED TO MARIONETTE

  • dolly
  • effigy
  • figure
  • figurine
  • manikin
  • marionette
  • model
  • moppet
  • puppet
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