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::: effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
::: hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
::: predecessor - former occupant of a post
::: indefatigable - tireless; untiring; showing no sign of getting tired
::: foolhardy - rash; reckless; foolishly daring
::: docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
::: prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
::: disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
::: umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
::: deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away