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puppet

pup·pet

puppet

pronunciation:
puh piht
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a toylike figure of a human or animal that can be manipulated by a hand inserted within its hollow body, or by strings held from above. (See marionette).
 
similar words:
marionette
definition 2: one that is under the complete control of another.
derivation: puppetlike (adj.)