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::: effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
::: wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
::: impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
::: polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
::: filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
::: proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
::: unerringly - infallibly; ADJ. unerring: making no mistakes
::: wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
::: legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
::: noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious