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emissary

em·is·sar·y

emissary

 
pronunciation:
e mih seI ri
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: emissaries
definition: an agent sent to represent, or engage in some activity such as negotiations on behalf of, another person or group, esp. a government.
synonyms:
agent, ambassador, delegate, envoy, intermediary, representative
similar words:
deputy, diplomat, mediator, messenger
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