Thesaurus / battering

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The Romans, when investing towns, always accepted offers of capitulation, if made before the battering ram had touched the walls.

They carried a huge beam, which they used as a battering ram.

Stepsons of LightEugene Manlove Rhodes

Up came the firemen, climbing, clinging, battering down the obstructions before them.

Aunt Jimmy's WillMabel Osgood Wright

His great, hairy face was darker than usual, what with the battering it had received, and the blood which was drying upon it.

Her sides are some eighteen inches thick, and sheathed and resheathed with "greenheart" to help her in battering the ice.

A Labrador DoctorWilfred Thomason Grenfell

The Germans made an attempt (p. 150) to retrieve the day by battering the British out of the trenches they had won.

The Sinn Feiners were battering the door of their prison with the butts of their rifles.

Our Casualty And Other StoriesJames Owen Hannay, AKA George A. Birmingham

The battering stopped when he fired, but he got an impression that the carrier ran off.

Cat and MouseRalph Williams

In his blind fury he was only half-conscious that heavy fists were battering at his face.

SnowdriftJames B. Hendryx

He might get a mask made in that pattern, indeed, and the little boys were delighted with the idea of battering it.

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