[ UK /ˈɛmjʊləs/ ]
  1. characterized by or arising from emulation or imitation
  2. eager to surpass others
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How To Use emulous In A Sentence

  • These largely acoustic songs reacquaint us with his tremulous, soulful vocals and cutting lyrical style.
  • As he did so something grazed his face, oh so lightly, like the tremulous wall of a bubble. EVERVILLE
  • She was the virgin poetess dressed in white, the tremulous daughter who never left her father's house, the maiden who turned to art because she was thwarted in love.
  • Album opener ‘Petrified Possessions’ is guided by a plodding piano line that's backed by a tremulous guitar adorned with tines of feedback.
  • That Stephen is said to ‘inbreathe’ this ‘tremulous morning knowledge’ becomes significant after we see the first cycle of represented inspiration, creative thought, poem text, and Stephen's reflections on the process.
  • This is no time to listen to the voices of tremulousness, indecision, compromise and fear.
  • No; this was the incantation reserved for souls athirst for fame, of virtue emulous. Memorabilia
  • I drove all over York looking for her,’ says Geoff in a voice still tremulous with anxiety despite having Tessa back by his side in the cosy Cygnet pub in Price Street.
  • An empty box on the stage is not described to an audience as “empty, ” but is handled and moved about in the same way that any empty box would be treated -- though a tremulous bunny just might be hanging, unnoticed, behind it. In Defense Of Trust
  • Emulously they renew the feast, and, glad at the high omen, array the flagons and engarland the wine. The Aeneid of Virgil
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