Commentary: EMISSARY[+person][+messenger][+deployed][+mission] [+relation][+role][+representative][+sanctioned]
Several European nations are sending high-ranking emissaries to the state funeral.
She has been an effective emissary for their charitable causes in poor parts of the world.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: EMISSARY[+person][+spy] [+relation][+role][+agent][+espionage]
NOTE: can convey a pejorative connotation, unlike Sense 1
The dictator accused their embassy of harboring emissaries of the enemy.
He had worked as an emissary during the Cold War, posing as a school teacher.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2