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Synonyms for emissary

Synonyms for emissary

someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else

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These emissaries of the Iron Heel disguised themselves as artisans, farmers, and farm laborers.
having given strict orders that the door was to be denied to all emissaries or letters from Rawdon), took Miss Crawley's carriage, and drove to her old friend Miss Pinkerton, at Minerva House, Chiswick Mall, to whom she announced the dreadful intelligence of Captain Rawdon's seduction by Miss Sharp, and from whom she got sundry strange particulars regarding the ex-governess's birth and early history.
I fancy that to the last he believed us to be emissaries of Government, darkly official persons furthering by our illegal traffic some dark scheme of high statecraft.
Madame de S was pleased to discover that this young man was different from the other types of revolutionist members of committees, secret emissaries, vulgar and unmannerly fugitive professors, rough students, ex-cobblers with apostolic faces, consumptive and ragged enthusiasts, Hebrew youths, common fellows of all sorts that used to come and go around Peter Ivanovitch--fanatics, pedants, proletarians all.
I shall not be deterred from doing my duty to my country and my countrymen, by any such attempts, whether they proceed from emissaries of the Pope or not, I assure you.
Arrived in a mouldering reception-room, where the faded hangings, of a sad sea-green, had worn and withered until they looked as if they might have claimed kindred with the waifs of seaweed drifting under the windows, or clinging to the walls and weeping for their imprisoned relations, Miss Fanny despatched emissaries for her father and brother.
It being announced, by emissaries posted for the purpose, that Mr and Mrs Milvey were coming down the court, orphan scrip would be instantly concealed, and production refused, save on a condition usually stated by the brokers as 'a gallon of beer'.
upon the card by the dead body might stand for Vermissa Valley, or that this very valley which sends forth emissaries of murder may be that Valley of Fear of which we have heard.
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As the verbal jousting grew more heated, Netanyahu met with top security officials in the afternoon and then sent two senior emissaries to talk to Arafat in Gaza: Government Secretary Danny Naveh and Yitzhak Molcho, a private attorney who has assumed an increasingly central role in negotiations with the Palestinians.
But if Uncle Sam's emissaries conclude nuclear-arms-reduction accords with the former Soviet Union, the Department of Energy (DOE) will have to prepare for a torrent of retirees at its Pantex plant in Amarillo, Texas -- the facility where most of the weapons were initially assembled.
It has come to our attention that Chairman Jorge Gerdau Johannpeter has stated to his emissaries that the union's objective is to have a master agreement for all Gerdau locations.
UNIMPRESSED by the strong reaction of the BJP, Hurriyat Conference hardline faction on Saturday stood by the claim of its leader Syed Ali Geelani and reiterated that BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi's emissaries had met him.
The movie gives us two bumbling emissaries from the 12th century, a knight called Godefroy (Jean Reno) and his bumbling squire, Jacquouille (Christian Clavier), who drink a magic potion that propels them into modern-day France.