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emulate
used in As You Like It

2 uses
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Definition
imitate (copy)
  • an envious emulator of every man's good parts
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — An Orchard near OLIVER'S house (82% in)
emulator = someone who imitates
  • I have neither the scholar's melancholy, which is emulation; nor the musician's, which is fantastical; nor the courtier's, which is proud; nor the soldier's, which is ambitious; nor the lawyer's, which is politic; nor the lady's, which is nice; nor the lover's, which is all these: but it is a melancholy of mine own, compounded of many simples, extracted from many objects: and, indeed, the sundry contemplation of my travels; in which my often rumination wraps me in a most humorous...
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — The Forest of Arden (6% in)

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