VCR Lesson 7
Fill in the Blank with the Most Appropriate Word from Lesson 7
A person sent on a special mission.
- No exact antonyms, but anyone that sends an emissary could be considered one.
ex <L. "from," "out of"
- Emissary emerged in the early 17th century from from Latin emissarius ‘scout, spy,’ and from emittere ‘send out’
Medical Science: Emissary Veins
Emissary veins have an important role in selective cooling of the head. They also serve as routes where infections are carried into the cranial cavity from the extracranial veins to the intracranial veins.
There are several types of emissary veins including posterior condyloid, mastoid, occipital, and parietal emissary veins.
Select the Letter of the sentence in which the word in bold-faced type is used incorrectly:
b. Emissaries representing countries from all over the world attended Nelson Mandela's funeral.
c. Knowing that her father would say yes to me, my best friend sent me as an emissary to ask her father if she could attend my sleepover.
d. The emissary was very busy, so he sent someone to represent him at the city council meeting instead.