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battered

ba‚ÄČterd

  • v  strike against forcefully
  • v  strike violently and repeatedly
  • v  make a dent or impression in
  • s  damaged by blows or hard usage
    a battered old car
  • s  damaged especially by hard usage
    his battered old hat
  • s  exhibiting symptoms resulting from repeated physical and emotional injury
    a battered child
    the battered woman syndrome

  • Researcher Charles Ewing compared a group of 100 battered women who had killed their partners with 100 battered women who hadn't taken that fatal step.
  • It is every battered woman who fights back, tragically then being punished for saving her own life, by being put away in jail for life.
  • On the campaign trail, I have the opportunity to meet people from all walks of life from residents at a battered women's shelter to mentally handicap children to retirees .
News & Articles

  • Game 7 will haunt Spurs, but don't write their epitaph just yet
    MIAMI -- Slowly, painstakingly, Tim Duncan climbed the stairs of the dais late Thursday night, folding his battered body delicately into a cushioned chair. He stared down at a stat sheet vacantly, unable to look up to address a reporter's question, unable to finish a sentence without his voice trailing off. This one hurt. Never before had Duncan tasted failure like this in the NBA Finals.
    June 22, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
  • Spurs fall short, but don't write their epitaph
    MIAMI -- Slowly, painstakingly, Tim Duncan climbed the stairs of the dais late Thursday night, folding his battered body delicately into a cushioned chair. He stared down at a stat sheet vacantly, unable to look up to address a reporter's question, unable to finish a sentence without his voice trailing off. This one hurt. Never before had Duncan tasted failure like this in the NBA Finals.
    June 22, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
  • Chris Mannix: Game 7 will haunt Spurs, but don't write their epitaph just yet
    MIAMI -- Slowly, painstakingly, Tim Duncan climbed the stairs of the dais late Thursday night, folding his battered body delicately into a cushioned chair. He stared down at a stat sheet vacantly, unable to look up to address a reporter's question, unable to finish a sentence without his voice trailing off. This one hurt. Never before had Duncan tasted failure like this in the NBA Finals.
    June 21, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
Quotes

  • Charles Grassley in ABC News
    People at the grass roots are reckoning with the realities of a battered economy every day, so arguments that clearly benefit the big banks ought to be studied,said Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley, the top Republican on the powerful Senate Finance...
  • Paul Kanjorski in KARK
    Kanjorski, the chairman of the House Capital Markets Subcommittee, said the scandal is "deeply disturbing" and serves to only weaken "already battered investor confidence in our securities markets."
  • Barack Obama in AFP
    None of us can forget how we felt when those winds battered the shore, the floodwaters began to rise, and Americans were stranded on rooftops and in stadiums,Obama said Saturday.

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