WORD OF THE DAY

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ambition

My ambition is far different than yours.

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It is a tale of ambition and then of guilt.

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Anyone else with have a grain of ambition would see them as a tool.

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The Roman nobility, resting wholly on sufferance, was overthrown by the ambition of one of its own members.

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He suspected Sirian was Memon's spy and couldn't help but wonder if Memon understood how deep ambition ran in a man like Sirian.

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In particular that conception which regarded "ambition" as the guiding motive in his career has been dispelled by a more intimate and accurate knowledge of his life; this shows him to have been very little the creator of his own career, which was largely the result of circumstances outside his control, the influence of past events and of the actions of others, the pressure of the national will, the natural superiority of his own genius.

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Considering his comment about ambition, he probably didn't consider the education wasted.

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Do you think everything they have done has been with the single ambition of getting third-party information out of you?

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But his ambition was by no means satisfied, and he even aspired to the crown of the East Roman empire.

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They shared much more than ambition and similar mind magic.

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She had nothing to offer him to curb whatever ambition he had.

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Lavater was fired with the ambition to convert his friend to Christianity.

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Shakespeare remains so popular because he wrote about timeless human experiences: love and fear and envy, anger and revenge and jealousy, ambition and regret and guilt.

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One is lured by women, another by honors, a third by ambition or money, and they go over to that camp.

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Nations are possessed with an insane ambition to perpetuate the memory of themselves by the amount of hammered stone they leave.

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This pleased her very much and stimulated her ambition to excel Percy.

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Their ambition is to rank as a civilized state, and the flattery lavished on them by their teachers has spoiled them.

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Its enterprising ambition was encouraged by taking fresh country north and south.

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It was his ambition to create a duchy for his family; and with this object he Pont!!!

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In lathing I was pleased to be able to send home each nail with a single blow of the hammer, and it was my ambition to transfer the plaster from the board to the wall neatly and rapidly.

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