embattled


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  • adj

Synonyms for embattled

prepared for battle

Related Words

having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement

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Tibby neither wished to strengthen the position of the rich nor to improve that of the poor, and so was well content to watch the elms nodding behind the mildly embattled parapets of Magdalen.
But all the forces of their empire, though they were to bring two millions of men into the field together, would be able to do nothing but ruin the country and starve themselves; a million of their foot could not stand before one embattled body of our infantry, posted so as not to be surrounded, though they were not to be one to twenty in number; nay, I do not boast if I say that thirty thousand German or English foot, and ten thousand horse, well managed, could defeat all the forces of China.
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In Embattled Rebel, McPherson revisits the contentious persona of President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis.
Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief argues that in order to understand the Civil War, Davis must be analyzed as a military leader and the president of an aspiring Confederate nation.
La new chief executive after announcing that its embattled boss is to step down after five years in the role.
THE North Wales head of the embattled Police Federation is to step down amidst claims of bullying.
Security Council to help bring humanitarian aid, food and medicine to Syria's embattled people, AP reported.
Summary: Islamabad: Embattled former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday filed a petition before the .
Two relatively small Bulgarian parties, the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces and the liberal National Movement for Stability and Prosperity, have joined calls for the resignation of the countryas embattled government.
MERSyN (CyHAN)- Ersun Yanal's EskiE-ehirspor, trounced Mersin ydman Yurdu 3-1 on the road on Friday for its first victory and points of the season, to probably save the embattled Yanal from the axe.
Riggs (former curator of the Jamestown museum collection at Colonial National Historical Park) presents Embattled Shrine: Jamestown in the Civil War.
Summary: Embattled WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange sought political asylum at Ecuador's London embassy on Tuesday evening.
CDATA[ Embattled president Bashar Assad declared a 'state of war' in Syria in what may indicate he plans to follow in his father's footsteps.
Rick Perry responds to questions about embattled media baron Rupert Murdoch's contributions to the Republican Governors Association.