A Chinese image in a shrine.
An icon, graphic, or other image by which a person represents himself or herself on a communications network or in a virtual community, such as a chatroom or multiplayer game.
Someone or something regarded as embodying the essential characteristics of an era, group, etc.
An idol or fetish carved in wood or stone.
A portrait, statue, or the like, esp. of a person; likeness; often, a crude representation of a despised person
(Person, proper) In monotheistic religions, the creator and ruler of the universe, regarded as eternal, infinite, all-powerful, and all-knowing; Supreme Being; the Almighty
Any of various local fertility and nature gods of the ancient Semitic peoples considered to be false gods by the Hebrews.
Something, such as a material object or nonsexual part of the body, that arouses sexual desire and may become necessary for sexual gratification.
Among some peoples, an animal or natural object considered as being ancestrally related to a given kin or descent group and taken as its symbol
A complicated or obscure ritual.
A person noted for special achievement in a particular field:
A girl or woman of outstanding courage, nobility, etc., or of heroic achievements
Any of various beings conceived of as supernatural, immortal, and having special powers over the lives and affairs of people and the course of nature; deity, esp. a male deity: typically considered objects of worship
A woman greatly admired, as for her beauty
An instance of this feeling:
One that is greatly liked or preferred; a favorite:
One that is trusted, indulged, or preferred above all others, especially by a superior:
One that is regarded as a standard or model of perfection or excellence:
A person who serves as a model in a particular behavioral or social role for another person to emulate.
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