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::: effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
::: obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
::: misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
::: crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
::: forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
::: inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
::: dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
::: sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
::: tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
::: agnostic - one who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of a god or any ultimate reality