Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 06/16/21 Emulous

Emulous (adjective)
emulous [ em-yuh-luhs ]


adjective
1. desirous of equaling or excelling; filled with emulation: boys emulous of their fathers.
2. arising from or of the nature of emulation, as actions or attitudes.
3. Obsolete. jealous; envious.

OTHER WORDS FROM EMULOUS
em·u·lous·ly, adverb
em·u·lous·ness, noun
non·em·u·lous, adjective
non·em·u·lous·ly, adverb

WORDS RELATED TO EMULOUS
aspiring, competitive, rivalrous

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Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English < Latin aemulus vying with; see -ulous

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