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The surprising missive touched off days of frantic phone calls and parsing of legalese.
DISTILLERIES HELPED OUT BY MAKING HAND SANITIZER. NOW THEY’VE BEEN THREATENED WITH UNEXPECTED FDA FEES.EMILY HEILJANUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The missive drew nearly 2,000 responses, most in defense of the sacred cookware, including a small number of nasty responses.
THE DEBATE BETWEEN CAST-IRON HATERS AND LOYALISTS IS AS ENDURING AS THE PAN ITSELFEMILY HEILDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It’s an oddly-timed missive given that Thanksgiving is only one week away.
THE CDC’S THANKSGIVING WARNING ISN’T REALLY ABOUT TRAVELSY MUKHERJEENOVEMBER 20, 2020FORTUNE
Armstrong’s missive is, of course, a political statement all its own.
THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS ‘APOLITICAL CULTURE’RHHACKETTFORTUNESEPTEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
Contrast that information with a missive sent out by County Supervisor Jim Desmond on Monday.
MORNING REPORT: SAN DIEGO IS IGNORING AN UNTAPPED WATER SOURCEVOICE OF SAN DIEGOSEPTEMBER 15, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
You may imagine the effect this missive produced upon the proud, high-minded doctor of divinity.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
No such missive had, to his knowledge, ever before found its way into the aristocratic precincts of Crompton Place.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
In this very clumsy way he had at last reached the desk, and presented his missive.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
She arose from the table and handed me a daintily scented missive addressed to Mrs. Shadd, and I faithfully executed her errand.
MRS. RAFFLESJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
It will be supposed that the letter and I passed each other on the way, and that I reached here after the missive was sent.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
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JULY 28, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO MISSIVE

  • acknowledgments
  • answers
  • billets
  • dispatches
  • epistles
  • junk mails
  • kites
  • lines
  • memorandums
  • memos
  • messages
  • missives
  • notes
  • postcards
  • replies
  • reports
  • thank yous
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Fletcherizeverb (used with or without object) | [flech-uh-rahyz ]SEE DEFINITION