a.1.Pertaining to emulation; connected with rivalry.
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The emulatory allusion to Keats, which I suggested earlier, ensures that Stevens's poetic project is not only abstract, changing and pleasure-giving, (8) but proceeds on terms which are uniquely his own.
His contributions to science have had a significant impact on our understanding, prevention and treatment of a number of infectious diseases; his modesty and humility are an emulatory challenge to us; his integrity is legendary; and his compassion for the downtrodden and disadvantaged has made him a role model for colleagues and students.
And this is connected with Ono's dim recognition that he was both emulatory and culpable when he betrayed Kuroda.