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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 em·u·lous /ˈɛmjələs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·u·lous a.
 1. Ambitiously desirous to equal or even to excel another; eager to emulate or vie with another; desirous of like excellence with another; -- with of; as, emulous of another's example or virtues.
 2. Vying with; rivaling; hence, contentious, envious. Emulous Carthage.”
    Emulous missions 'mongst the gods.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: characterized by or arising from emulation or imitation
      2: eager to surpass others [syn: rivalrous]