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::: effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
::: impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
::: meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
::: stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
::: prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
::: grotto - small cavern
::: masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
::: extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
::: carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
::: adversary - opponent; enemy