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Charles Buck Theological Dictionary

Ambition

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A desire of excelling, or at least of being thought to excel, our neighbours in any thing. It is generally used in a bad sense for an immoderate or illegal pursuit of power or honour.

See PRAISE.


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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Ambition'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/cbd/a/ambition.html. 1802.

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Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29
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