embattled embattled  /ɛm ˈbæ təld/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) prepared for battle
  2. (adj) having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. As Nepal slips toward anarchy, its embattled King speaks to PTI about his efforts to restore order.
  2. But recently one of America's most embattled corporations has found an ally in one of America's most embattled demographics.
  3. Transcript: The embattled House Majority Leader finds parallels between Terri Schiavo's case and his own.

News

  1. Embattled Chargers doctor Chao steps down

    Embattled Chargers team doctor David Chao says he is stepping down due to a bad back.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Channel 8 San Diego

  2. Embattled Chargers team doctor steps down

    Embattled Chargers team doctor David Chao says he is stepping down due to a bad back.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ESPN

  3. Embattled Chargers team doctor Chao steps down

    David Chao, the San Diego Chargers' embattled team doctor, has resigned from the club in wake of malpractice charges and battle to retain his medical license.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Washington Post

Quotes

  1. "If the air bridge failed, the embattled men of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Regiment) would certainly die in much the same way George Armstrong Custer's cavalrymen died at Little Big Horn -- cut off, surrounded by numerically superior forces,...
    on Feb 13, 2007 By: Harold Moore Source: Centre Daily Times

  2. "Inspector General Kicklighter took over an embattled office during a time of war," Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said in a statement to The Associated Press. "He has been instrumental in beginning to turn the office in a new direction. I...
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Charles Grassley Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  3. "The recent announcement that Sen. David Vitter's embattled aide Brent Furor has resigned is an obvious attempt by the senator to save himself with women voters as he heads into his re-election campaign this fall," Melanie Sloan, executive...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Melanie Sloan Source: The Hill (blog)

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