- diploic vein,
- diploma mill,
- diplomatic bag,
- diplomatic corps
Origin of diplomacy
Examples from the Web for diplomacy
Those who served abroad were treated with suspicion that they had been infected by European diplomacy.
To date, much of the details of the diplomacy and even the interim deal between Iran and the West are shrouded in secrecy.Republican Hawks Already Have a War Plan for ISIS, Ukraine, and Obama|Eli Lake|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Diplomacy with Iran has already made the world a safer place.
Diplomacy may not work if the Foley killing is an example of how ISIS intends to use retaliation for military intervention.Families of Italian Aid Workers Held by ISIS Fear for Their Lives After Foley's Death|Barbie Latza Nadeau|August 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
[When] the diplomacy culminated in April, there was no Plan B.Everyone Says John Kerry Should Stay Out of the Middle East|Josh Rogin|July 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And it was even worse for the government of the Republic to be outwitted in diplomacy than beaten in the field.The Life of John of Barneveld, 1614-23, Volume II.|John Lothrop Motley
She was very unscrupulous in her diplomacy, and did not stick at a lie when an evasion would no longer serve.A History of England|Charles Oman
The delays of diplomacy are like the delays of law—the estate perishes before the process is at an end.
"Yes," the other lady admitted, candour and natural goodness of heart getting the better alike of resentment and diplomacy.The Far Horizon|Lucas Malet
There is no answering for the diplomacy of Eastern courts; but this explanation seems a little too Machiavellian.
noun plural -cies
Word Origin for diplomacy
1796, from French diplomatie, formed from diplomate "diplomat" (on model of aristocratie from aristocrate), from Latin adjective diplomaticos, from diploma (genitive diplomatis) "official document conferring a privilege" (see diploma; for sense evolution, see diplomatic).
It is obvious to any one who has been in charge of the interests of his country abroad that the day secrecy is abolished negotiations of any kind will become impossible. [Jules Cambon, "The Diplomatist" (transl. Christopher Rede Turner), 1931]