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synonyms for battering

  • bash
  • beat
  • bruise
  • buffet
  • clobber
  • cripple
  • crush
  • demolish
  • destroy
  • hurt
  • injure
  • lash
  • mar
  • pelt
  • pummel
  • punish
  • ruin
  • shatter
  • smash
  • wallop
  • wreck
  • assault
  • break
  • contuse
  • dash
  • deface
  • disable
  • disfigure
  • drub
  • lacerate
  • lambaste
  • lame
  • mangle
  • maul
  • mutilate
  • pommel
  • pound
  • thrash
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antonyms for battering

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  • aid
  • assist
  • build
  • compliment
  • construct
  • create
  • cure
  • encourage
  • fail
  • fix
  • heal
  • help
  • let go
  • lose
  • mend
  • praise
  • protect
  • repair
  • restore
  • surrender
  • adorn
  • beautify
  • decorate
  • ornament
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How to use battering in a sentence

And he shall set engines of war and battering rams against thy walls, and shall destroy thy towers with his arms.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The fragments thus delivered to the sea are in turn broken up and used as battering instruments until they are worn to pieces.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
And they came together, and besieged them in the year one hundred and fifty, and they made battering slings and engines.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
But, at a word from Perez, the apprentice closed and bolted the doors, so that the soldiers were delayed by battering them in.
JUANAHONORE DE BALZAC
Nine of the battering-ships blew up, and the tenth was burnt by Curtis's boats.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
Eliott directed his red-hot shot chiefly against the battering ships, and at last during the night two of them caught fire.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
The captain gave the word of command, and the battering, for a while suspended, was recommenced upon the door below.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
The door had locked itself behind me; they got a fence post for a battering ram, and the post burst into flame.
A FEAST OF DEMONSWILLIAM MORRISON
By assiduously working the battering rams the Romans were always breaking down this or that part of the wall.
THE HISTORIES OF POLYBIUS, VOL. II (OF 2)POLYBIUS
The tortoise of the battering ram was constructed in the same way.
TEN BOOKS ON ARCHITECTUREVITRUVIUS
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WORDS RELATED TO BATTERING

  • bashing
  • battering
  • breaking
  • destructive
  • ruining
  • shattering
  • smashing
  • splitting
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