Emulous

Em"u*lous

(?), a. [L. aemulus. See Emulate.] 1. Ambitiously desirous to equal or even to excel another; eager to emulate or vie with another; desirous of like excellence with another; -- with of; as, emulous of another's example or virtues.
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2. Vying with; rivaling; hence, contentious, envious. "Emulous Carthage." B. Jonson.
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Emulous missions 'mongst the gods.
Shak.
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