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Synonyms for battered

damaged by blows or hard usage

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damaged especially by hard usage

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exhibiting symptoms resulting from repeated physical and emotional injury

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We shall see if his saddle-bags contain enough to pay you for that battered door.
I saw none but what was dated four or five hundred years back, and was badly worn and battered.
The ill-fitting clothes, battered hands, and sunburned face remained; but these seemed the prison-bars through which she saw a great soul looking forth, inarticulate and dumb because of those feeble lips that would not give it speech.
A clock, in a splintered and battered oblong box of varnished wood, she suddenly regarded as an abomination.
They struck it with their feet, urging it about the room from wall to wall; pushed and overthrew one another in their struggles to kick it; cursed and screamed and sang snatches of ribald songs as the battered head bounded about the room as if in terror and trying to escape.
Among the shifting, sonorous, pulsing crowd glimpses could be had of Jerry's high hat, battered by the winds and rains of many years; of his nose like a carrot, battered by the frolicsome, athletic progeny of millionaires and by contumacious fares; of his brass-buttoned green coat, admired in the vicinity of McGary's.
It was their strenuousness which had given Lady Wetherby that battered feeling.
And the battered mince pies were just as pleasant a surprise.
Scientists at SunOpta Ingredients wanted to determine if oat fibers would affect a product's oil content, and whether it is more effective to add oat fiber to the center of a fried food or in the outer battered layer.
On the stove sits a battered old pan of simmering scouse.
Menu offerings like fish and chips, shrimp and chips, and fish tacos take on a whole new flavor when they're made with Corona[R] Beer Battered Seafood from Fishery Products International, Inc.
LANCASTER - The state Supreme Court has upheld a Littlerock man's domestic violence conviction, ruling that the trial judge did not err by allowing an expert to testify about battered women's syndrome.
Why is it that we eat so much battered food in Wales?
Several contemporary researchers identify stereotypes and challenge early research on battered women (Gelles, 1997; Herman, 1997; Pagelow, 1997; Ross & Glisson, 1991; Stark & Flitcraft, 1996).
of battered woman syndrome evidence (1) Since this time, battered woman syndrome evidence has been used with some frequency not only in U.