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Origin of embattled
OTHER WORDS FROM embattledun·em·bat·tled, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for embattled
In this nervous city in an embattled country, even small explosions can have a big impact.
When I tried to get to the embattled city on Tuesday evening, I faced repeated warnings not to try it.
It is a valiant, encyclopedic attempt of a star jurist to give voice(s) to an embattled philosophical position.
He has a new book [Embattled Rebel] about Jefferson Davis as a commander in chief.
In Illinois, embattled Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn lost his bid for re-election against Bruce Rauner.
At the same instant the faint strains of the pibroch were gently wafted to her embattled tower.Count Bunker|J. Storer Clouston
Revolutions are fought by farmers and rail-splitters; these are the embattled men who fire the shots heard 'round the world.Little Journeys To the Homes of the Great, Volume 3 (of 14)|Elbert Hubbard
Harnham Gate near the south boundary is but a fragment, an embattled archway devoid of an upper story.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Salisbury|Gleeson White
Of the embattled machines, of the Central Control Station, there was not a sign.Astounding Stories, July, 1931|Various
As one line of embattled hosts melted away, another rushed forward in its place to meet the same fate.Three Years in the Federal Cavalry|Willard Glazier