transitive verb
ef·​fig·​i·​ate | \ -jēˌāt \

Definition of effigiate

: to form or represent in or as if in an effigy

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Other Words from effigiate

effigiation \ ⸗ˌ⸗⸗ˈāshən \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for effigiate

Late Latin effigiatus, past participle of effigiare, from Latin effigies

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“Effigiate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/effigiate. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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