[ verb em-yuh-leyt; adjective em-yuh-lit ]

Antonyms for emulates

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Hearing of the artistic feats of eminent gamblers, he emulates them.

M. Donnay is skilful, and he emulates Beardsley's wonderful, pure line, without always perfectly attaining to it.

Example stimulates and emulates, despite our reasoning faculties.

We are told of a third species, which emulates the scorpion in the malignity of its sting or bite.

The "bachelor girl," on the other hand, has virtually all the liberty of the man whom her name indicates that she emulates.

Unlike the Polish Jew, whose example of untiring industry he emulates, he has seldom much laid up against a rainy day.

He emulates no man in anything but goodness, and that with more desire than hope to overtake.

I, myself, could never have done much by either process, but he is made differently—imitates and emulates and all that.

Or, it might be, that a worse beast still—always worst of all when he emulates the nature of the beast—man!

He is no longer a copy of the Latin slaves, but a free agent who emulates their qualities.