Thesaurus / emulous
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Women of all descriptions were emulous of attracting his Royal Highness's attention.

The latter were as emulous to fight the battle of their master as those who had been sent to the new road.

Both of them left it wounded; and fought another also on Agdar Ness with an emulous thirst for glory.

The Danish History, Books I-IXSaxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")

It has long been my wont to share our city's passion for noble-natured souls, alert and emulous in pursuit of virtue.

Religious sects, parties, and societies were emulous in conciliating southern adhesions or contributions and averting schisms.

The chiefs of both the great parties into which the kingdom was divided, patronized literature with emulous munificence.

There is some little pecuniary advantage attached to the office of monitor, which makes them emulous to obtain it.

Maria EdgeworthHelen Zimmern

A rich man's easy smile over losses at play, merely taught his emulous troop to feel themselves poor devils in the pocket.

But this cabinet, with its serene and blooming visage, had been all this time charged with fierce and emulous ambitions.

ConingsbyBenjamin Disraeli

His astonished groom stared at him for a moment, then followed with emulous speed.

The Actress in High LifeSue Petigru Bowen

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