Vocab Presentation 7
Choose the best word from Lesson 7
1. a person sent on a special mission
- Usually a diplomatic representative, but could be other things as well, like the dove.
First known use in 1607
Also from Latin roots emmisarius "scout, spy"
Synonyms and Antonyms
- not direct, but anyone who does not act like a messenger
Choose the incorrect sentence
a) Paul lived an emisarian lifestyle, he was a messenger for a living.b) George Washington was sent as an emissary to make peace with the Native Americans living nearby.
c) The dove is the emissary of love.
d) Before email and text message, riders on horseback had to act as emissaries to hand on the message.