Effigy in a Sentence ๐Ÿ”Š

Definition of Effigy

an image or likeness of a person or thing that is made to express dislike or to instill fear

Examples of Effigy in a sentence

As soon as the citizens learned their brutal leader was dead, they burned an effigy of his image. ๐Ÿ”Š

Mitchโ€™s psychiatrist suggested he burn a small effigy of his abusive father so he could let go of his rage.  ๐Ÿ”Š

After the quarterback made a fumble that cost his team the big game, he saw his fans burn an effigy made in his likeness. ๐Ÿ”Š

The woman torched an effigy of her cheating husband.  ๐Ÿ”Š

To express their rebellion, the military prisoners set fire to an effigy of the captorsโ€™ flag.  ๐Ÿ”Š

Anti-war protestors are burning an effigy of the president as a way of demonstrating their disapproval of his decision to send troops into yet another war.  ๐Ÿ”Š

When the racist group learned the civil rights leader had won an international award, they burned an effigy of him on a cross.  ๐Ÿ”Š

The farmer used an effigy of a scary man to keep the birds away from his crops.  ๐Ÿ”Š

Since the peasants despised the king, they burnt an effigy of him outside the castle walls.  ๐Ÿ”Š

In hopes of ridding their communities of the devil, many civilizations once set fire to an effigy of a horned dummy.  ๐Ÿ”Š

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