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Ambition

Am`bi´tion
n.1.The act of going about to solicit or obtain an office, or any other object of desire; canvassing.
[I] used no ambition to commend my deeds.
- Milton.
2.An eager, and sometimes an inordinate, desire for preferment, honor, superiority, power, or the attainment of something.
v. t.1.To seek after ambitiously or eagerly; to covet.
Noun1.Ambitionambition - a cherished desire; "his ambition is to own his own business"
Synonyms: aspiration, dream
2.ambition - a strong drive for success
Synonyms: ambitiousness
Verb1.ambition - have as one's ambition
aim, ambitiousness, animus, anxiety, appetite, avidity, basis, calling, careerism, catch, cause, climbing, consideration, counsel, craving, dearest wish, desideration, desideratum, design, desire, determination, dream, drive, effect, energy, enterprise, enthusiasm, fancy, fixed purpose, forbidden fruit, function, get-up-and-go, glimmering goal, go-ahead, goad, golden vision, ground, guiding light, guiding star, hope, hunger, idea, ideal, initiative, inspiration, intendment, intent, intention, keenness, lodestar, lodestone, lofty ambition, magnanimity, magnet, mainspring, mark, matter, meaning, mind, motive, nirvana, nisus, object, objective, plan, plum, point, power-hunger, pretension, principle, prize, project, proposal, prospectus, purpose, push, reason, resolution, resolve, sake, score, social climbing, source, spirit, spring, spur, status-seeking, striving, study, target, temptation, thirst, trophy, ulterior motive, vaulting ambition, view, vigor, vocation, will, wish, zeal
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