Examples of missive in a Sentence
She received yet another lengthy missive from her father.
the two old friends like to fire off missives filled with good-natured teasing and mock insults
Recent Examples of missive from the Web
Hence, the almost weekly public apologies of personalities both famous and faint for crude, rude, thoughtless or worse electronic missives.
The Twitter missive was an acknowledgment that the legislative branch is unlikely to accomplish much without an historic and exceedingly unlikely rules change.
News from the battlefield has been scarce but for a handful of missives delivered by those brave enough to keep tweeting.
Stephan Plannck, a 15th Century printer, made copies of the missive shortly after the explorer penned it in 1493 to share news of Columbus’ travels with the rest of Europe, authorities said.
The missives allegedly suggested a pay-to-play relationship.
The missive was sent by Daniel Pinto, co-president and head of JPMorgan’s corporate and investment bank, and Mary Callahan Erdoes, head of JPMorgan’s asset-and-wealth-management unit.
This pattern of non-voting, with the unreturned missive in the middle, resulted in Ohio disenfranchising Mr Harmon.
It’s unclear what path Athenahealth will take (the company issued a boilerplate missive about reviewing the unsolicited proposal on Monday).
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