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synonyms for legate

  • agent
  • ambassador
  • delegate
  • deputy
  • emissary
  • envoy
  • nuncio
  • representative
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How to use legate in a sentence

If not, let the full powers of an ambassador be sent to the cardinal legate at Paris; in any case, let there be an end to menaces.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
She had disdained to make terms for herself, so the legate cast Marzia and her children into prison.
FEMALE WARRIORS, VOL. I (OF 2)ELLEN C. CLAYTON
Before he came forward to meet her, he observed the Legate walking swiftly after her, so he remained hidden.
ROBERT ANNYS: POOR PRIESTANNIE NATHAN MEYER
The Legate smiled, a cold, hard smile, fully master of himself again.
ROBERT ANNYS: POOR PRIESTANNIE NATHAN MEYER
He ordered the legate therefore to be detained in Flanders till his threats had obtained from the Pope an order for his recall.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJOHN RICHARD GREEN
The new legate, who arrived in Germany in December 1518, was careful as he came along to ascertain the state of public opinion.
HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, VOL 2J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
It was a joyous repast, and when the parting hour arrived, the legate took the heretical doctor in his arms and kissed him.
HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, VOL 2J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
But the coldness of the Diet did not try the patience of the legate so much as the coldness of Rome.
HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, VOL 2J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
The emperor's courtiers were alarmed, but no one felt so indignant as the papal legate.
HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, VOL 2J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
The pope committed the decision to his legate in Switzerland, and the bishops of Lausanne and Sion.
HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, VOL 2J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
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WORDS RELATED TO LEGATE

  • bestow
  • commit
  • devise
  • endow
  • entrust
  • grant
  • hand down
  • hand on
  • impart
  • leave
  • leave to
  • legate
  • pass on
  • transmit
  • will
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