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Emulator  n.  One who emulates, or strives to equal or surpass. "As Virgil rivaled Homer, Milton was the emulator of both."

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"Emulator" Quotes from Famous Books

... concurrence in legislation, was to have nominally the whole executive power. Many are the expressions of love and gratitude for Louis XVI. He is requested to adopt the title of "Father of the People," of "Emulator of Charlemagne." In the latter connection we are treated to a bit of history. It appears that Egbert, King of Kent, came to France in the year 799, to learn the art of reigning from Charlemagne himself. He bore back to England the plan of the French ...
— The Eve of the French Revolution • Edward J. Lowell

... capricious and meandering course of these studies, perhaps you will remember Mistigris, Schinner's pupil, one of the heroes of "A Start in Life" (Scenes from Private Life), and his brief apparitions in other Scenes. In 1845, this landscape painter, emulator of the Hobbemas, Ruysdaels, and Lorraines, resembles no more the shabby, frisky rapin whom we then knew. Now an illustrious man, he owns a charming house in the rue de Berlin, not far from the hotel de Brambourg, ...
— Unconscious Comedians • Honore de Balzac

Words linked to "Emulator" :   epigone, someone, mortal, epigon, somebody, parrot, copycat, ape, soul, aper, imitator, emulate, individual

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