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pitched battle

noun as in battle royal

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These demands fueled a pitched battle on campuses over “multiculturalism” that pitted these activists against conservative school boards.

The fiscal cliff was the front edge; next, a pitched battle will gather on the debt ceiling.

Yes, the president will face a pitched battle after the New Year.

A pitched battle between the two sides ensued, leaving at least six dead and hundreds injured.

A pitched battle ensues and at last David finds the courage to retaliate.

On this the other barons made war upon him, and defeated him in a pitched battle.

In the last invasion the privateersmen were defeated in an open pitched battle.

This affair gave the Romans better spirits for engaging in a pitched battle, and had the contrary effect on the Carthaginians.

Who could assure her they would not have another pitched battle?

But there had been no pitched battle on a grand scale; and it had even begun to seem that there never would be.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pitched battle, such as: brawl, fierce contest, fight, intense battle, melee, and riot.

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