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adjective as in not born yesterday

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The battle-scarred daytime TV vet agrees that Vieira could survive and even thrive, but offers a cautionary note.

Ryan is devoted to Attila, his battle-scarred and loyal war dog.

Colonel Hopkins was a stern, battle-scarred old soldier, who wasted no words.

He had seen the same expression before, but the face it illumined had always been battle-scarred and weary.

He is a battle-scarred warrior, and can relate with much accuracy every different engagement where he was wounded.

For a moment or so the battle-scarred veteran and the famous young warrior stood, clasping hands.

"Old Ironsides" still survives, a weather-beaten and battle-scarred hull, but a precious memorial of the nation's glory.


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On this page you'll find 82 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to battle-scarred, such as: been around, canny, cunning, on the ball, savvy, and seasoned.

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