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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Spies or other undercover agents; Agents or representatives usually empowered to act more or less independently ..

Usage examples (35)
  • The president sent several emissaries to the peace talks.
  • Noun : emissaries to negotiate a peace
  • He now stared at the three emissaries from the Polish king: 'I can see why your Jagiello wants to battle the Germans, but why should 1?'
  • Certain French emissaries had crept into their towns and were busily engaged, with bribes and arguments, in stimulating them to continued warfare. for more
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