ambition

[ am-bish-uhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF ambition

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AMBITION

No ambition, no temptation, lures her to thought of foreign dominions.

She had won her ambition of years, revenge on the man who had sent her to prison.

But ambition is foreign to the Shakespeare-Hamlet nature, so the poet does not employ it.

It was once my ambition to visit one by one every noteworthy spot in France.

The first was addressed to the fears of the Athenians, the second to their ambition.

As to the supposed danger from the ambition of Syracuse, that was mere idle talk.

The pride and ambition of the Syracusans now knew no bounds.

She must not be sacrificed to policy or ambition, and she must not be left to suffer from the dread of it.

Ambition, selfishness, and the love of success, were alike his inspiration and his ruin.

My ambition was excited to deserve his friendship, and to accomplish his predictions.

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