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Word: emissary

Definition: agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger


Sentences Containing 'emissary'

said that good natured emissary, after a full half hour of bootless attempts to bring him round to the question.
Brunehilde and Fredegonde were the results of the painful struggle of civilization in its infancy, when man was learning to control mind, were it even by an emissary from the realms of darkness.
``Providence still,''murmured he;``now only am I fully convinced of being the emissary of God!''
At last I ran away myself, whenever I saw an emissary of the police approaching with some new intelligence; and lived a stealthy life until he was tried and ordered to be transported.

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