What's not clear is whether Platt will profit or finally suffer from all the adoration and emulation.
It was very much the same way I believe Obama will seek to lead—partly by instinct and partly by emulation.
Eliphaz Laki had been someone worthy of emulation: a prominent civil servant, a regional administrator known as a saza chief.
Madame herself had published etchings by her own fair hands; and to hear of these things excited the emulation of Madame Du Barry.
Priscilla has jumped to her conclusion at once,—perhaps in emulation of Mrs Grey.
I have seen no verses on these sublime occasions, so that I have no emulation.
It aroused at once their emulation and their condemnation of each other.
The picture of this highly developed state, however, is not such as would tempt us to emulation.
An old word for to challenge, or incite to emulation; still in full use.
Nor was the Eastern example more productive of emulation than the Ionian.
1550s, from Middle French émulation (13c.) and directly from Latin aemulationem (nominative aemulatio), from past participle stem of aemulari "to rival, strive to excel," from aemulus "striving, rivaling" (also as a noun, "a rival," fem. aemula), from Proto-Italic *aimo-, from PIE *aim-olo, from root *aim- "copy" (see imitation).