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puppet

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1 a small figure often of a human being used especially as a child's plaything
  • gave her a puppet with strings for a gift

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2 one that is or can be used to further the purposes of another
  • accused the newspaper editor of being a puppet for the moneyed people of the town

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The first known use of puppet was in 1538

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“Puppet.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/puppet. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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