Rivalries
Rivalry Ri"val*ry, n.; pl. {Rivalries}. The act of rivaling, or the state of being a rival; a competition. ``Keen contention and eager rivalries.'' --Jeffrey. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Emulation; competition. See {Emulation}. [1913 Webster]


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