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ambitiōsus adj. with comp.

ambitio, surrounding, encompassing, entwining: lascivis hederis ambitiosior, H.—Fig., ambitious, conciliatory, eager for honor, solicitous of favor: pro nato mater, O.: in Graecos: malis artibus, Ta.: ita ambitiosus ut omnīs salutet: rogationes: mors, ostentatious, Ta.: ornamenta, excessive, H.Competed for, sought in rivalry: honor, O.

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