emulous

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adjective em·u·lous \ˈem-yə-ləs\

Definition of emulous

  1. 1a :  inspired by or deriving from a desire to emulateb :  ambitious or eager to emulate

  2. 2 obsolete :  jealous

emulously

adverb

emulousness

noun

1535

First Known Use of emulous

1535

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