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Sample sentences for the GRE study word effigy

effigy can be used as a noun

1.His idea was still with me, because it was not a vapour sunshine could disperse, nor a sand-traced effigy storms could wash away it was a name graven on a tablet, fated to last as long as the marble it inscribed. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
2.He had himself devoutly removed the imperial effigy from the cross which Napoleon had given him this made a hole, and he would not put anything in its place. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
3.It was not a Napoleon it was one of those perfectly new twenty-franc pieces of the Restoration, on whose effigy the little Prussian queue had replaced the laurel wreath. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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