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rivalrous (adj.)

1812, "of the nature of rivalry;" see rivalry + -ous. It seems to have been rare (not in Century Dictionary, 1891) before the later sense "given to rivalry" emerged c. 1920.

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Definitions of rivalrous from WordNet

rivalrous (adj.)
eager to surpass others;
Synonyms: emulous
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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