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synonyms for emulous

  • aspiring
  • competitive
  • rivalrous
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How to use emulous in a sentence

It was not only in his academical pursuits, however, that he was emulous of distinction.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
A rich man's easy smile over losses at play, merely taught his emulous troop to feel themselves poor devils in the pocket.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
He seemed emulous to display every kind of virtue and gallantry that would render him amiable.'
THE WINNING OF CANADA: A CHRONICLE OF WOLFWILLIAM WOOD
The conflict will become one of ideas merely, an emulous peaceful contest for the prize of truth.
CREED AND DEEDFELIX ADLER
The dynasty of Abbad, emulous of the glories of Cordova, outshone all the other rulers of Spain in elegance and culture.
SOUTHERN SPAINA.F. CALVERT
The seamen's clamour rises in emulous dissonance; each cheers his comrade: Seek we Crete and our forefathers.
THE AENEID OF VIRGILVIRGIL
He ended; all with spirit alike emulous form a wedge and advance in serried masses to the walls.
THE AENEID OF VIRGILVIRGIL
Emulous of the deeds of Napier and Outram, Burton now thought he saw a career of military glory awaiting him.
THE LIFE OF SIR RICHARD BURTONTHOMAS WRIGHT
The dame often cited her as the best example to the succeeding tribe of emulous youngsters.
THE PARENT'S ASSISTANTMARIA EDGEWORTH
The last time you heard it and called me to the 'phone, it turned out to be Emulous Dodd, the undertaker.
GALUSHA THE MAGNIFICENTJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
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WORDS RELATED TO EMULOUS

  • aggressive
  • ambitious
  • antagonistic
  • at odds
  • combative
  • competing
  • cutthroat
  • dog-eat-dog
  • emulous
  • killer
  • killer instinct
  • opposing
  • rival
  • streetwise
  • vying
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