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vie
used in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

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Definition
compete for something
  • They took the clothes out of the waggon, put them in the water, and vied with one another in treading them in the pits to get the dirt out.
    Book 6 (27% in)
  • We shall go back and continue to eat up Telemachus's estate without paying him, till such time as his mother leaves off tormenting us by keeping us day after day on the tiptoe of expectation, each vying with the other in his suit for a prize of such rare perfection.
    Book 2 (48% in)
  • My son and grandson are vying with one another in the matter of valour.
    Book 24 (94% in)

There are no more uses of "vie" in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler).

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