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Definition 1: having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where embattled or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a crenelated molding

Synonyms for embattled in the sense of this definition

(embattled is similar to ...) not plain; decorative or ornamented

"fancy handwriting" "fancy clothes"

Definition 2: prepared for battle - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where embattled or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an embattled city

(embattled is similar to ...) made ready or fit or suitable beforehand

"a prepared statement" "be prepared for emergencies"

Definition 3: (of a person) beset by difficulties or conflict - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where embattled or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the state legislature called for the embattled governor's resignation

(embattled is similar to ...) characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need

"troubled areas" "fell into a troubled sleep" "a troubled expression" "troubled teenagers"

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