Verb(1) fortify by furnishing with battlements for defense(2) prepare for battle or conflict
Adjective(1) (of a person(2) prepared for battle(3) having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement
(1) On Friday, a cease-fire was announced - and immediately violated by US forces - to allow terrified women and children to flee on foot from their homes in the embattled city.(2) In the space of two years, Gilbert's reputation had changed from embattled loser to hardened survivor, and the word was out that he was looking for more acquisitions.(3) A tenuous peace deal between the American occupation forces and the embattled city of Falluja got off to a slow and sometimes chaotic start on Tuesday.(4) The incident has had the nation abuzz - who kidnapped Dacer and why? - and is one more headache for the embattled President Joseph Estrada, currently mired in an impeachment trial.(5) An hour later the army relieves me of the decision by closing the embattled road.(6) Rebellion after rebellion had to be put down and the embattled dynasty was forced to rely increasingly on Chinese militia as the standard of the purely Manchu units had declined dramatically.(7) After the landing, They were tasked with patrolling the coastal highway leading back to Beruit and knocking out any terrorists fleeing north or moving south to reinforce the embattled forces in Lebanon.(8) We now learn that the unit will go through the embattled city after all.(9) She quit her government job after her boss criticized her embattled dad, and now she speaks out in his defense for the first time.(10) It emerged last night that Ireland's national emergency plan for nuclear accidents has been under review for almost five years - three more than embattled Minister of State Joe Jacob claimed.(11) Blatter, the embattled president of the governing body, has had other things on his mind but, in Japan and South Korea, the co-hosts can think of little other than the World Cup.(12) Ahead, the three network anchors make a joint appearance, with Tom Brokaw and Peter Jennings offering support to an embattled Dan Rather.(13) Allies of Charles Kennedy last night rallied around their embattled leader as he pondered whether to sue over new claims his drinking has affected his performance in the job.(14) The embattled minister refused to be drawn yesterday on accusations that he had deceived the public before the election when he insisted that no spending cuts were planned.(15) South African officials said on Sunday they had made no offer of asylum to Haiti's embattled leader, despite reports that President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was headed here after fleeing his country.(16) An embattled railway executive from Scotland was last week in France.
(1) embattle :: embattle
1. castellated ::
2. castled ::
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