embattled

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Prepared or armed for battle
Subject to or troubled by battles, controversy or debates
Simple past tense and past participle of embattle
Of a wall, fortress, etc., having battlements or crenellations
having repeated square indentations like those in a battlement; "a crenelated molding" prepared for battle; "an embattled city" beset with attackers or controversy or conflict; "embattled troops"; "an embattled governor
Battlemented; crenelated
A Battlement that is crenelated
{s} ready for battle; fortified against attack
If you describe a person, group, or organization as embattled, you mean that they are having a lot of problems or difficulties. The embattled president also denied recent claims that he was being held hostage by his own soldiers. = beleaguered
An embattled area is one that is involved in the fighting in a war, especially one that is surrounded by enemy forces. Both sides say they want to try to reach a political settlement in the embattled north and east of the island
Having indentations like a battlement
prepared for battle; "an embattled city"
past of embattle
beset with attackers or controversy or conflict; "embattled troops"; "an embattled governor"
beset with attackers or controversy or conflict; "embattled troops"; "an embattled governor
Having the edge broken like battlements; said of a bearing such as a fess, bend, or the like
Indented like a battlement
having repeated square indentations like those in a battlement; "a crenelated molding"
Having been the place of battle; as, an embattled plain or field
battled
enbattled
batailled
embattle
{v} to set or range in order of battle
embattle
To furnish with battlements
embattle
{f} arrange in order of battle, to array for battle; to equip as for battle; supply with battlements
embattle
To be arrayed for battle
embattle
To arrange in order of battle; to array for battle; also, to prepare or arm for battle; to equip as for battle
embattled

    Hyphenation

    em·bat·tled

    Turkish pronunciation

    embätıld

    Pronunciation

    /emˈbatəld/ /ɛmˈbætəld/

    Etymology

    [ im-'ba-t&l ] (transitive verb.) 14th century. Middle English embatailen, from Middle French embatailler, from en- + batailler to battle.

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