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special agent

noun
1.
an investigator in a law enforcement agency.
2.
an insurance sales representative.
Origin of special agent
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism
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  • The special agent had always liked corn-colored hair and freckles on the nose and worshiped at the shrine of the physically fit.

    Uncle Sam Detective William Atherton Du Puy
  • "I am a bookkeeper, sir," said the special agent very humbly.

    Uncle Sam Detective William Atherton Du Puy
  • Maharajah Darpore is sending to my company in Calcutta by special agent for them to find other two stones like it.

    The Three Sapphires W. A. Fraser
  • But all the time the special agent was playing to his own advantage.

    Uncle Sam Detective William Atherton Du Puy
  • Having reached this conclusion the special agent called Police Sergeant Flaherty on the telephone.

    Uncle Sam Detective William Atherton Du Puy

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