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He beat his illness twice, wrote about his battles with the disease, and continued broadcasting even as his health was failing.

One wonders if his subsequent battles with the “Evil Empire” were animated by this belief.

If mercy is not preached by a national figure we take seriously, our battles over policy power will grow ever more merciless.

Some say they believe that ISIS will simply withdraw from the city without fighting any heated battles.

In Rome, he writes, the chicken “predicted the outcome of battles.”

Its record is largely that of battles and sieges, of the brave adventure of discovery and the vexed slaughter of the nations.

Regular pitched battles were fought with sticks and staves and stones.

"He fought many battles and gained them all," and was for a brief period king of the country.

It was now evident that Aguinaldo had no intention to come to close quarters and bring matters to a crisis by pitched battles.

A record of the last of the old prizefighters, who fought to a finish many battles in the old prize ring.


On this page you'll find 74 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to battles, such as: bloodshed, campaign, clash, combat, hostility, and encounter.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.