Vocabulary From Classical Roots 7
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n. A person sent on a special mission; usually as a diplomatic representative.
An emissary is generally someone sent to represent a person or group. Such missions may be, but are not restricted to, secretive.
no direct antonyms
- Anyone who is part of the general assembly and not specifically sent for any purpose may be considered the opposite of an emissary.
The emissary K'ehleyr, half klingon half human woman, was sent as a delegate in this iconic episode of Star Trek's T.V. series Deep Space Nine.
From 1969 to '70, she served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Temple was appointed ambassador to Ghana in 1974.
Spies are common examples of emissaries as their line of work consists nearly entirely of special missions.
mitto, mittere, misi, missum<L. "to send"
Choose the letter where the underlined word is used incorrectly
B.) I felt like an emissary when I delivered my best friend's love letter to her secret crush.
C.) The emissary discussed with his fellow council men on the general state of the economy.
D.) Sent to negotiate diplomatic relations, the emissary drafted a Treaty with the delegates of the other nation.