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Definitions and meanings of "Missives"

What do we mean by missives?

A written message; a letter, note or memo.

(in the plural) Letters sent between two parties in which one makes an offer and the other accepts it.

One who is sent; a messenger.

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The word "missives" in example sentences

"One passed by, and another went halfway," Mr. Zamora wrote of the errant probes, in missives that gained him his nickname in the Chilean press. ❋ Matt Moffett (2010)

-- Turning to this weblog, I changed the tagline from "Where most of the fun is in the comments" to "Lobbing missives from the bunker since January, 2004." ❋ Unknown (2007)

Editing these missives is always an amusing task when using an automatic spell checker. ❋ Unknown (2005)

So no exciting food photos, no tasty missives from the hinterlands of the East coast. ❋ Unknown (2005)

When former generals, chiefs of staff, A-list actors, hip-hop moguls and magazine publishers offer you 500 word missives for free, why change up your formula to hush a few critics? ❋ Unknown (2009)

This reminded me of myself trolling internet sex sites, firing five-word missives to Adonises carved from clay, then grabbing my sagging stomach and thinking better of it, erasing my messages, erasing my profile, creating a new one the following day. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Among the missives was a claim that "the extreme left-wing and reporters for the mainstream media who go to cocktail parties" had been undermining these protests and fudging the numbers of the attendees of events. ❋ Unknown (2009)

His moniker and missives were frequently facetious and occasionally provocative, suggesting the handiwork of someone who relished playful language. ❋ By SOMINI SENGUPTA (2011)

Filtered through the missives is a hint that, at a time of shifting religious faith, something of the Christmas spirit exerts a powerful pull on at least some Canadians. ❋ INGRID PERITZ (2010)

Not that there aren't a lot of hungry writers out there willing to craft 500 word missives in the hopes of scoring the big hit. ❋ Unknown (2010)

There is also the fact that e-mail makes it easier than ever to pound out 500 word missives about any old thing. ❋ Unknown (2009)

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