emulous


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full of ambition

given to competition

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eager to surpass others

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(84) These reinforcements were offset during the first three months of the war by the combat losses of the thirty-eight-gun Guerriere and the schooner Laura, while the British lost the eighteen-gun Emulous to the wiles of the ocean.
But Rose De Pierre, unbeaten in three starts for Moyglare Stud Farm, looks a stand-out bet in a race her trainer Dermot Weld, above, likes to target, but hasn't won since Emulous landed the spoils in 2010.
A strict carbon mitigation scheme may become a determinant of economic growth as it may impact the economy to a more emulous arrangement of division of labor (Nica, 2013) with more relevant output.
a new emulator, one that follows a politically-based and moderate path of emulation, an argument for both greater moderation (and Jonsonian values) in the theater and for the validity of emulative practices in a political sphere, even one that is already laden with emulous factions--if the emulation is in terms of properly chosen models and does not devolve through unfettered ambition to simple rivalry or indecorous actions.
"I thought I had seen everything in a corrections environment, but I was amazed that the agency had lagged in staying emulous within the corrections field," Banasco said.
The tribalism notion based on which Duranies established their administration was fading due to the prolonged war and flammable conflicts between the rival princes supported by emulous Pashtoon tribes.
Saturday's card also features the Group 3 Abu Dhabi Stakes, won for the last two years by Dermot Weld's Emulous.
He was perhaps, too emulous [ambitious] to carry his favorite points, especially in associations, yet it must be owned that such influence as he acquired in this way, he always endeavored to turn to the glory of God." (39)
Hill: 5-2 Elusive Kate, Beauty Parlour, 11-2 Chachamaidee, 13-2 Emulous, 8 Siyouma, 9 Up, 10 Laugh Out Loud, 16 La Collina 20 bar.
He could face stern opposition, with Dermot Weld's Emulous among the 11 possibles, as is John Oxx's Takar and Akeed Wafi, and classy British raiders Firebeam and Penitent.
That the Aga Khan left her in training suggests Oxx believes he can get a big win out of her and after a pipe-opener behind Emulous, she was a comfortable winner of a Group Three last time out.
EMULOUS TRAINER: Dermot Weld A top-class filly, Emulous looked at least as good as ever when making a winning return to action in Group 3 at the Curragh last month.
Emulous confirmed superiority over her rivals in the Group Three TRI Equestrian Stakes.
The world of Macbeth presents a masculine ethos of emulous rivalry.