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synonyms for embattled

  • beset
  • crenelated
  • fighting
  • fortified
  • prepared
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Time’s Up CEO Tina Tchen has stepped down from the embattled women’s group following multiple exposes on the organization’s conflicts of interest and internal divisions.
TIME’S UP CEO TINA TCHEN RESIGNS AMID CUOMO FALLOUTZOE RICHARDS, EMILY SHUGERMANAUGUST 26, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Now, her grip on the embattled organization may be in peril.
OUTRAGED BACKERS SAY TIME’S UP BOSS MUST RESIGNEMILY SHUGERMANAUGUST 25, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
The gunmen fatally shot President Moïse, an embattled leader mired in corruption scandals, and wounded his wife, but left without injuring any members of the presidential guard—raising suspicion about why they faced so little resistance.
WHY IS A FLORIDA-BASED PASTOR UNDER ARREST FOR THE ASSASSINATION OF HAITI'S PRESIDENT?CIARA NUGENTJULY 13, 2021TIME
Apple Daily, Hong Kong’s embattled pro-democracy tabloid that has been one of Beijing’s most vocal critics, is bidding an earlier-than-expected farewell to the city.
HONG KONG’S MOST OUTSPOKEN PRO-DEMOCRACY NEWSPAPER IS CLOSINGQUARTZ STAFFJUNE 23, 2021QUARTZ
It reads like the final speech of an embattled campaign, when the candidate acknowledges the scandal, praises his staff, thanks his supporters and walks off the stage.
CHRIS MATTHEWS’ NEW BOOK CATALOGUES HIS FRONT-ROW SEAT TO HISTORYCHARLOTTE ALTERJUNE 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Israel’s longstanding and embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may finally be out of office for good, according to an array of opposition groups who claimed on Sunday to finally have the votes to kick him out of power.
NETANYAHU MAY FINALLY BE OUT AS ISRAELI OPPOSITION FINDS ENOUGH VOTES TO AXE HIMMCCAFFREY BLAUNERMAY 30, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Yet, while they say that there are no winners in war, the truth is that the current clashes help the cynical politics of Israel’s embattled prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and the extremist Palestinian group Hamas.
BUTTERFLY EFFECT: GUESS WHO GAINS FROM A BURNING JERUSALEM?CHARU KASTURIMAY 13, 2021OZY
The tool was deployed as a website link to stakeholders in embattled regions.
THE UNITED NATIONS IS TURNING TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN SEARCH FOR PEACE IN WAR ZONESDALVIN BROWNAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Since pushing Tikhanovskaya abroad, the embattled President has largely holed up in his capital trying to stamp out the protests.
HOW A BELARUSIAN TEACHER AND STAY-AT-HOME MOM CAME TO LEAD A NATIONAL REVOLTVIVIENNE WALTFEBRUARY 25, 2021TIME
The Colts’ Wentz Era is just beginning — and they offer the embattled QB an intriguing destination.
WHY THE EAGLES HAD TO GET RID OF WENTZ — AND THE COLTS HAD TO TAKE A CHANCE ON HIMNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)FEBRUARY 18, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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WORDS RELATED TO EMBATTLED

  • active
  • assertive
  • assertory
  • bellicose
  • belligerent
  • combating
  • contending
  • contentious
  • embattled
  • fighting
  • gladiatorial
  • in arms
  • martial
  • militaristic
  • military
  • offensive
  • pugnacious
  • pushy
  • quarrelsome
  • scrappy
  • self-assertive
  • truculent
  • up in arms
  • vigorous
  • warlike
  • warring
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