vie

Part of speech: verb

To strive for superiority; followed by with.

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Usage examples "vie":

  1. Strive not with angry seas to vie and to their fury lend Your rage by piling waves upon its savage floods sublime ! - "The Satyricon, Complete", Petronius Arbiter.
  2. Taking Asiatic races first, the far Western States vie with each other in passing legislation which shall deny them the right to life, or at least to live upon any equality of competition with the white. - "Popular Law-making", Frederic Jesup Stimson.
  3. For what can vie with ruby wine? - "Persian Literature, Volume 1,Comprising The Shah Nameh, The Rubaiyat, The Divan, and The Gulistan", Anonymous.