Antonyms for embattle

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The officers had been unable to make them embattle the walls.

And Douglas found the forces that were to embattle him drawing up in line.

Against her Napoleon now prepared to embattle the might of his vast Empire.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "prepare for a fight," from Old French embataillier "to prepare for battle," from en- (see en- (1)) + bataille (see battle (n.)). Related: Embattled; embattling. Originally of armies; of individuals as well since 1590s (first attested in Spenser).

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