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Synonyms for embattled
ɛmˈbæt ldem·bat·tled

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  1. embattledadjective

    prepared for battle

    "an embattled city"

    castellated, castled, battlemented

    plain, unprepared

  2. embattled, battlemented, castled, castellatedadjective

    having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement

    "a crenelated molding"

    castellated, castled, battlemented

    plain, unprepared

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  1. Abraham Morgentaler:

    Dr. Abraham Morgentaler speaking about his book on the CBS morning show a year or so ago. "Men feel embattled, they feel like they can't get it right

  2. President Trump:

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued an ultimatum to Russia on Tuesday: Side with the U.S. and likeminded countries on Syria, or embrace Iran, militant group Hezbollah and embattled Syrian leader Bashar Assad. As he embarked on a trip to Moscow following urgent meetings in Italy with top diplomats, Tillerson said it was unclear whether Russia had failed to take seriously its obligation to rid Syria of chemical weapons, or had merely been incompetent. But he said the distinction ‘doesn't much matter to the dead.’ ‘We cannot let this happen again,’ the secretary of state said.

  3. Kayleigh McEnany:

    My post-mastectomy life is not one embattled but emboldened. I live free of fear and full of hope.

  4. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    By the rude bridge that arched the flood,Their flag to April's breeze unfurled,Here once the embattled farmers stood,And fired the shot heard round the world.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    We have a great opportunity coming out of some great conflict and tragedy to really transform how we think about community law enforcement relations so that everybody feels safer and our law enforcement officers feel -- rather than being embattled -- feel fully supported. We need to seize that opportunity.

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  • umkämpftGerman
  • contesté, encerclé, prêt pour la bataille, toujours en difficultés, armé, crénaux d'une murailleFrench
  • omstreden, gevechtsklaar, voortdurend in moeilijkheden, omsingeld, bewapendDutch
  • înarmațiRomanian
  • omstriddSwedish
  • 四面楚歌Chinese

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