[ em-bat-l-muhnt ]
/ ɛmˈbæt l mənt /
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Example sentences from the Web for embattlement
In the end, Kibbe returns to his roots—his personal sense of embattlement.Why The Tea Party Won’t Go Away And More Wisdom From Matt Kibbe|Michael Signer|April 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Peyton glanced around him at this compact feminine embattlement.Susy, A Story of the Plains|Bret Harte