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Synonyms for embattled
ɛmˈbæt ld

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. embattled(adj)

    prepared for battle

    "an embattled city"

    Synonyms:
    castellated, castled, battlemented

    Antonyms:
    plain, unprepared

  2. embattled, battlemented, castled, castellated(adj)

    having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement

    "a crenelated molding"

    Synonyms:
    castellated, castled, battlemented

    Antonyms:
    plain, unprepared

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "embattled":

    besieged, conflict-ridden, stumbling, beleaguered, ailing, deadlocked, faltering

How to pronounce embattled?

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How to use embattled in a sentence?

  1. President Barack Obama:

    The moment is now for us to make these changes, 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.

  2. Venezuela Pompeo:

    So whether its Iranian forces, or Chinese or Cubans, the President Donald Trump administration position is that they all need to cease having an impact in supporting embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and allowing the Venezuelan people not only to get their democracy back but give them an opportunity to rebuild this country that has tremendous wealth.

  3. 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.

  4. Jorge Duany:

    These events have created a deep sense of insecurity among many residents of the island, which has in turn fueled the outmigration to the US mainland, unless the Island can recover quickly from its embattled situation, it will maintain a high rate of migration, and the population will likely continue to decline in the near future.

  5. Ahmed Awad:

    We need the U.S. government to continue to lend its political and logistical support to the legitimate government and the Arab coalition, this will, in turn, help reinstating the government institutions, which will curb AQAP operations and lead to its demise. The conflict, according to the U.N., has claimed the lives of more than 10,000 people, displaced millions and gutted the infrastructure of the country, already considered the poorest in the Middle East before the war began. Over the past few months, Yemen has been devastated not only by bombs and bullets, but has experienced a severe return of the once almost extinct – and under normal circumstances highly treatable – cholera. American involvement in the fight is increasing. Although the U.S. was forced to shutter Yemen Embassy in Washington D.C. in Yemen in 2015 and pull out special operations forces pursuing AQAP operatives as the conflict spiraled, the American military isincreasinglyembroiled in the embattled nation. U.S. troops have returned in small numbers, and the Trump administration has vastly accelerated the number of operations in the region in recent months. America’s engagement inside Yemen and its backing of The Saudi-led coalition, which supports Mubarak and the rest of the internationally-recognized government, is steeped in controversy. Government forces, Houthi rebels and Al-Qaeda factions control different parts of war-torn Yemen Much of the international media and human rights bodies have accused the U.S. of propping up a bloody Saudi-initiated war, a criticism Mubarak sharply denies. Some of the criticism may reflect a misunderstanding of the history and nature of the conflict. While many have framed the war as a Sunni-Shia sectarian conflict, Mubarak insists the two groups of Muslims, Shia and Sunni, have co-existed in Yemen for a very long time. ISIS, SQUEEZED OUT OF IRAQ AND SYRIA, NOW' REGROUPING' IN LIBYA, ANALYSTS SAY AL QAEDA IN AFGHANISTAN : HOW TERROR GROUP SURVIVES, THRIVES YEMENI REBELS SAY TARGETED UAE SHIP OF The Saudi-led coalition.


Translations for embattled

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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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