functionary[ fuhngk-shuh-ner-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF functionary
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He pressed the button on his desk, and, as the doorman appeared, addressed that functionary.
Justice Parsons, of Gloucester, was a functionary of this sort.
"It is always as the good patriot says," observed the functionary.
Crawling in after the functionary, Jack handed him the letter.
The functionary who is called Alcayde of the carcel at Havana confused the men.
Half an hour's walk brought him there, and the functionary was at home.
Opposite to this functionary was a bench whereon the witnesses were placed.
I do not know if this be true, but of the functionary we might say as often as not, he does not think, he is thought.
It means, of course, when the functionary in question is a man who has his wits about him.
His own clothes were at once appropriated by that functionary, who carried them into his cabin.
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