battered[ bat-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF battered
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So he just sat there, quivering, bleeding, battered—but a conqueror.
He looked round him for the battered article that served him for head-gear.
Battered and worn from the day's impressions I wanted to be alone and to think.
Dimly as she passed below I could see how old she was, how worn and battered by the waves.
The memory of that bruised and battered face was warning enough.
Sometimes it battered him like the cannon rolling in the hold of the vessel.
The plate was bright with wear, and the walnut of the stock was battered and dull with age.
Oh, the worship once offered to those broken, battered things!
And then they gracefully turned and slid to the battered torpoon.
His health was almost normal; his battered limbs were nearly as sound as ever.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BATTERED
- badly dressed
- badly worn
- down at the heel
- full of holes
- in holes
- in rags
- in tatters
- poorly made
- worse for wear