(v. t.) To strive to equal or to excel in qualities or actions; to imitate, with a view to equal or to outdo, to vie with; to rival; as, to emulate the good and the great.
(1) In platform shoes to emulate Johnson's height, and with the aid of prosthetic earlobes, Cranston becomes the 36th president: he bullies and cajoles, flatters and snarls and barks, tells dirty jokes or glows with idealism as required, and delivers the famous "Johnson treatment" to everyone from Martin Luther King to the racist Alabama governor George Wallace.
(2) The hosts had resisted through the early stages, emulating their rugged first-half displays against Manchester United and Arsenal here this season, and even mustered a flurry of half-chances just before the interval to offer a reminder they might glean greater reward thereafter.
(3) He'd later carry this over into Netflix's House Of Cards but before that, TV had already begun to emulate this new, bleak, antiheroic maturity with a cycle of dark, longform, acclaimed dramas, commencing with The Sopranos and culminating in Breaking Bad .
(4) Again, he took a coasting, if not moribund, council department and turned it into an innovative, widely admired and emulated approach to social work (known as the "Hackney model").
(5) This leads to a notion of a "universal" hierarchically structured automaton mu which can move on a given graph in such a way as to emulate any automaton which moves on that graph in response to inputs.
(6) The Gayes’ lawyer branded Williams and Thicke liars who went beyond trying to emulate the sound of Gaye’s late-1970s music and copied the R&B legend’s hit Got to Give It Up outright.
(7) The choice of different values for simulation parameters (e.g., frequency and amplitude of pulses) allows one to emulate some typical physiological patterns of hormone secretion for luteinizing hormone, growth hormone, and thyrotropin or other hormones.
(8) While the money is significant, campaigners have argued that to emulate countries such as the Netherlands‚ where around one-third of all journeys are made by bike, as opposed to about 2% in Britain‚ requires consistent, significant spending over decades to establish a nationwide system of dedicated cycle infrastructure.
(9) In London a candlelit vigil – which the government hopes will be emulated in churches, by other faiths and by families across the land – will be held at Westminster Abbey, ending with the last candle being extinguished at 11pm, the moment war was declared.
(10) It may also be timely to appear more serious, seeing as Paddy seems to have misplaced its sense of humour of late, Betfair never had one in the first place, and rivals trying to emulate the old Paddy-style jokes look very tired.
(11) 1928's Downton Abbey jewellery collection If it's the jewels and the glitz that gets you going on Downton, then you'll be pleased to know that you can emulate the luxury of Lady Edith from as little as £11.25 (via ACHICA) – though what Lady Mary would make of such cheap imitations doesn't bear thinking of.
(12) A simulated voltage-to-frequency audio signal emulates normal experimental audio monitoring of the electrode potential, and a window displays a simulated oscilloscope trace (together with "electrical noise") of the resting or action potential response.
(13) I wanted to emulate them because they made me laugh.
(14) That change is now being emulated across the country, he says.
(15) He said President Obama's proposals to clamp down on investment banking and bankers' bonuses should not be emulated in Europe as they take the focus away from regulatory reform.
(16) The superiorly based omohyoid muscle flap was found to more closely emulate the size and orientation of the underlying PCA muscle.
(17) If you pull one side, your feet are in the cold.” Quite how long Hazard – who did manage seven minutes off the bench – is shivering out in the wilderness remains to be seen but Chelsea’s predicament requires a creative talent who signed a new five-and-a-half-year contract in February to emulate Willian and Pedro, allying discipline to those mind-boggling flashes of skill.
(18) New Zealand’s decision to recognise climate change as a factor in forced migration marks a moral and ethical precedent that Australia and other countries have yet to emulate.
(19) Iceland lost three successive matches earlier this year against the United Arab Emirates, the United States and Denmark and, for a while, it looked like they might emulate their 2007-08 low of five in a row to Latvia, Liechtenstein, Denmark, Belarus and Malta.
(20) PGV-MA emulates the effects of truncal vagotomy and antrectomy on acid secretion, without affecting gastric emptying and deserves further investigation as a possible surgical alternative in the treatment of duodenal ulcer disease.
(n.) Malice; ill will; spite.
(n.) Chagrin, mortification, discontent, or uneasiness at the sight of another's excellence or good fortune, accompanied with some degree of hatred and a desire to possess equal advantages; malicious grudging; -- usually followed by of; as, they did this in envy of Caesar.
(n.) Emulation; rivalry.
(n.) Public odium; ill repute.
(n.) An object of envious notice or feeling.
(v. t.) To feel envy at or towards; to be envious of; to have a feeling of uneasiness or mortification in regard to (any one), arising from the sight of another's excellence or good fortune and a longing to possess it.
(v. t.) To feel envy on account of; to have a feeling of grief or repining, with a longing to possess (some excellence or good fortune of another, or an equal good fortune, etc.); to look with grudging upon; to begrudge.
(v. t.) To long after; to desire strongly; to covet.
(v. t.) To do harm to; to injure; to disparage.
(v. t.) To hate.
(v. t.) To emulate.
(v. i.) To be filled with envious feelings; to regard anything with grudging and longing eyes; -- used especially with at.
(v. i.) To show malice or ill will; to rail.
(1) In this book, he dismisses Freud's idea of penis envy - "Freud got it spectacularly wrong" - and said "women don't envy the penis.
(2) We are prepared to be honest with people and say that we will all need to chip in a little more.” The party’s health spokesman, Norman Lamb, said: “The NHS was once the envy of the world and this pledge is the first step in restoring it to where it should be.
(3) In a series of analyses guided by intuitive hypotheses, the Smith and Ellsworth theoretical approach, and a relatively unconstrained, open-ended exploration of the data, the situations were found to vary with respect to the emotions of pride, jealousy or envy, pride in the other, boredom, and happiness.
(4) It is difficult for me to resist a slight sense of envy for those anxiously awaiting A-level results this morning, although this may seem perverse.
(5) And this naturally provokes envy and jealousy.” Asked when they fell out, Blatter said: “It was after he was elected Uefa president in 2007.
(6) A later phase of penis envy usually represents a regressive effort to resolve oedipal conflicts.
(7) Self-envy interpretation may help the analyst to deal with the transferential pressure exercised by these patients, and as a consequence improving the 'working space' and providing a better analytical objectivity.
(8) I am looking forward to working closely with him to ensure the BBC's television portfolio remains the envy of the broadcasting world."
(9) Owing to its confusional characteristics, envy is always subtly disguised and hardly ever appears in a straightforward manner.
(10) This confused, less than beautiful, apparently dysfunctional city – the physical result of so much trauma and division – becomes charming, full of life and the envy of other cities, not for its beauty or its wealth but because of its vitality.
(11) Using skills acquired in his first job with the accountancy giant PricewaterhouseCoopers and his second, buying and selling companies for JP Morgan, he minted a commercial model from the calm opulence of United's discreet Mayfair office that soon became the envy of the football world.
(12) • Try to ignore the noise around you: the chatter, the parties, the reviews, the envy, the shame.
(13) Franklin puts the more personal criticism made of writers down to envy, blaming bloggers, and thinks British literary culture is uniquely mean.
(14) Envy or jealousy always destroys unity, even inside one household.
(15) Botín's father, Emilio, executive chairman of the Santander group, was behind the takeover of Abbey National in 2004 and pounced on Alliance & Leicester and Bradford & Bingley during the 2008 banking crisis, in deals much envied by rivals.
(16) The functions of these 'successful defence' manoeuvres are to obviate any feelings of an awareness of envy, although they may be overtly envious attacks within themselves, secondly they nullify any awareness of dependence, and also nullify awareness of need and illness, and thirdly they maintain the narcissistic organization by producing a successful identificate.
(17) Afterwards, she was "suddenly beautiful", and though the attention this brought was occasionally useful, mostly it was just a pain in the butt: the tiresome suggestions that she had only got on thanks to her appearance; the hurtful ire of that other great feminist, Betty Friedan, whose loathing of Steinem seemed mostly to be motivated by envy.
(18) Traditional drive-defense or object instinctual explanations tend to diminish awareness of the importance of self-esteem in the experience of envy.
(19) I envy those who have not yet read The Iliad, if such there are.
(20) To be sure, envy reactions to any patient are significant, whether they simply distort the therapist's perception or contribute to a deeper understanding of the patient.