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effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
egregious - notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
prosperity - good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
manifold - many in number or kind; numerous; varied
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable