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emulate
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Moby Dick
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  • If a stranger were introduced into any miscellaneous metropolitan society, it would but slightly advance the general opinion of his merits, were he presented to the company as a harpooneer, say; and if in emulation of the naval officers he should append the initials S.W.F. (Sperm Whale Fishery) to his visiting card, such a procedure would be deemed pre-eminently presuming and ridiculous.

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  • It wasn’t just that she copied her older sister’s hairstyle. She tried to emulate her in every way.
  • It is a good example to emulate.

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