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emulate
used in The Aeneid

6 uses
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Definition
imitate (copy)
  • emulate a god
    Book 8 (49% in)
emulate = imitating
  • From gilded roofs depending lamps display Nocturnal beams, that emulate the day.
    Book 1 (95% in)
  • An emulating zeal inspires his train: They run; they snatch; they rush into the main.
    Book 4 (82% in)
  • Salmoneus, suff'ring cruel pains, I found, For emulating Jove; the rattling sound Of mimic thunder, and the glitt'ring blaze Of pointed lightnings, and their forky rays.
    Book 6 (63% in)
  • Be mindful of the race from whence you came, And emulate in arms your fathers' fame.
    Book 10 (30% in)
  • This son of Dolon bore his grandsire's name, But emulated more his father's fame; His guileful father, sent a nightly spy, The Grecian camp and order to descry: Hard enterprise! and well he might require Achilles' car and horses, for his hire: But, met upon the scout, th' Aetolian prince In death bestow'd a juster recompense.
    Book 12 (38% in)

There are no more uses of "emulate" in The Aeneid.

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