emulous

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From Latin aemulus (striving to equal or excel, rivaling; in a bad sense, envious, jealous), from Ancient Greek ἁμιλλάομαι (hamilláomai, strive, contend), akin to imitari (to imitate); see imitate.

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emulous (comparative more emulous, superlative most emulous)

  1. ambitious or competitive.

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