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battled

battled Sentence Examples

  • The men battled with speed and agility that left her breathless.

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  • The colonies battled for independent hegemony, separate from the country they left.

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  • They battled with great vigor and exaggeration to the cheering of the three younger boys until one turned and noticed her.

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  • She'd never battled anyone with Darian's speed.

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  • The Japanese soldiers who battled the German soldiers must have wondered why they were fighting.

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  • Donning a heavy coat and some rubber boots that she found in the entry closet, she battled the storm to the shed.

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  • Danes and Swedes battled for the possession of the Sound and for its heavy dues.

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  • Immortals and death-dealers battled the remaining demons at the warehouse-sized storage facility where the demons had been gathering the human dead.

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  • She battled a wave of panic and felt drained as the feeling abated.

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  • He had guided wagon trains across Indian Territory and battled the Cheyenne.

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  • The two fanged figures battled until one lifted the other and cracked its back over its knee.

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  • Yully kept her gaze on the man Jule battled until his back was to her.

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  • Whatever were his qualities as a fighter, the Cid was but indifferent material out of which to make a saint, - a man who battled against Christian and against Moslem with equal zeal, who burnt churches and mosques with equal zest, who ravaged, plundered and slew as much for a livelihood as for any patriotic or religious purpose, and was in truth almost as much of a Mussulman as a Christian in his habits and his character.

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  • There is nothing in the book inconsistent with Swift's professed and real character as a sturdy Church of England parson, who accepted the doctrines of his Church as an essential constituent of the social order around him, battled for them with the fidelity of a soldier defending his colours, and held it no part of his duty to understand, interpret, or assimilate them.

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  • Throughout this time, Borlaug constantly battled wheat's arch-nemesis: rust, a fungus that feeds on wheat, oats, and barley.

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  • The giants battled, and she couldn't help feeling awed by the prisoner's abilities as he met the blows of all three foes and remained standing.

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  • She met his eyes and rasped, "Run," Jackson and Sarah both battled to break free, while Connor fought to remain calm.

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  • He bowed out after several rounds to watch a heated match between two warriors casting loud taunts at each other as they battled.

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  • Apache warrior women who battled along side their brothers and hunted the buffalo of the plains.

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  • Despite a nasty cold hindering her performance this week Karin Jaggi (F2) battled hard to take third.

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  • Its government has battled Islamist guerrillas, some of whom were based in Afghanistan.

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  • Further along the coast, a small wooden boat battled the waves, dwarfed against the rusting hulk of an abandoned Russian trawler.

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  • Last spring Islamic insurgents from Afghanistan battled with Kyrgyz security forces, and President Askar Akayev warned of worse to come this year.

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  • Only James Grady battled to the end in make the scoreline look slightly more respectable.

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  • He battled well enough, but in truth he never even ruffled Ricketts ' feathers enough to get him really vocal.

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  • We battled with heavy old secondhand scythe blades that we didn't know how to sharpen properly, attached to worm eaten handles.

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  • In the first game in particular, where he battled with his friend in seesaw rallies.

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  • Firms have always battled to get their hands on the best graduates and the top movers and shakers in the industry.

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  • The two students battled for hegemony over the student council.

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  • The book is a detailed and emotional account of Christy's experience with her son Ryan, who battled, and eventually beat, a drug and alcohol addiction.

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  • Anyone who has battled a drug or alcohol addiction knows that the road to recovery can be a challenge.

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  • His flamboyant, gender-bending style brought him almost as much attention as his music, and throughout his life, he has battled a powerful drug addiction and serious bouts of depression.

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  • Nick had anger management issues and battled the insecurities of following in his famous brother's footsteps.

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  • In early 2007, she announced that she had battled depression and anxiety as a teenager.

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  • Big Brother first started in the United States in 2000 - this reality television competition allowed the viewing audience to watch a houseful of people as they battled each other in various competitions.

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  • Tawny Kitaen - 1980's music video girl and Surreal Life participant has battled addictions to cocaine, prescription drugs and has been arrested a couple of times for spousal battery.

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  • Steve Adler - Former Guns 'N Roses and Velvet Revolver drummer has battled various addictions over the years, most notably, heroin.

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  • There are many more famous faces who have battled and won against breast cancer.

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  • Of course, there are many more types of cancer besides breast cancer and many more celebrities who have battled them and emerged victorious.

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  • He has battled testicular cancer, which spread to his lungs and brain in 1996.

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  • Sharon Osbourne, wife of heavy metal rocker Ozzy Osbourne, battled colon cancer in 1992.

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  • Celebrities who share their stories of how they battled cancer and won are often inspirational to those who are suffering from the disease themselves.

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  • He has battled with alcohol addiction in the past and is now a recovering alcoholic.

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  • Swayze battled pancreatic cancer for around 20 months before suffering from complications, which ultimately lead to his death.

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  • Dr. Phil's camp chose Kelly because she has personally battled drug and various other addictions and believes she will be a great asset to the show.

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  • They also battled over their children's' appearance in a reality TV show based on Richards' life and career.

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  • She discovered the negative side of the paparazzi when she battled weight gain, as the tabloids went to town with her heavier pictures.

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  • Edward Furlong has also battled with alcohol and drug use, having been charged with driving under the influence as well as public intoxication.

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  • Kirstie Alley has battled with her weight for most of her career.

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  • Knowing that a favorite celeb battled cancer and won can give fans a lot of hope for their own battles with cancer.

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  • It is snatched up and battled for before it would ever have a chance to hang on clothing racks long enough to exceed its inventory time.

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  • The Ring of Champions Category is battled between the dog chosen for Ugly Dog of the Year and all previous World's Ugliest Dog Winners in attendance.

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  • Like Renn, she battled with health issues including anorexia during most of her earlier career.

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  • Much as SuperCuts is not exactly the creme de la creme of the haircut world, LensCrafters has battled with their reputation for not being stylish and up to date with their frames and other products.

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  • One of the final 8-bit Sonic titles to be released by Sega, Blast featured the blue blur and Knuckles as playable characters as they battled to collect 5 Chaos Emeralds.

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  • I recently battled a score of Scorpions and Wyverns.

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  • Mortal Kombat stirred quite a lot of controversy upon it's initial release due to the realistic digitized characters engaging in gory battled that would end in violent deaths.

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  • Players entered the seat of Luke's X-Wing fighter and battled TIE fighters on the way to destroying the Death Star in the famous trench scene.

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  • Despite her great level of success, Graham battled with many personal demons.

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  • Named after four Renaissance artists, the super turtles battled all types of evil criminals.

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  • Spider-Armor: Used in the battled against the New Enforcers Peter Parker made a Spiderman suit that consisted of armor plating.

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  • Viki has battled dissociative identity disorder for decades, and the condition has now affected her daughter Jessica, who has developed the alter ego Tess.

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  • Kane battled for love, sometimes resorting to conniving to get what she wanted.

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  • In addition, she has battled bulimia and has abused marijuana.

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  • The family business fell into chaos as J.R. and Bobby battled for control.

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  • However, it has also consistently battled Coronation Street and Emmerdale in the ratings.

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  • Inspired by one of the villains Spiderman battled, Human Enigma began his quest to turn his body into a giant jigsaw puzzle.

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  • I've battled extra weight my whole life, and the last couple years I have not been winning!

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  • Crow herself battled breast cancer in 2007.

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  • A Southern Belle from Savannah, Georgia, Ruby Gettinger was born January 24, 1975 and has battled her weight since she was 10 years old.

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  • During the course of Angel's journey, he battled for the helpless and eventually became CEO of Wolfram and Hart, a turn of events that forced him to confront his own disillusioned nature.

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  • And like the gods of mythology, the Goa'uld also squabbled and battled among themselves.

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  • This dinosaur-like monster with its spike-covered back, battled it out with Godzilla.

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  • Godzilla thrilled audiences as the two battled, but producers raised the tension even more when they introduced a giant octopus, too.

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  • The two monsters battled it out on Mount Fuji and wrestled into the ocean.

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  • At one point Godzilla even battled an over-sized King Kong.

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  • The series followed the adventures of the reunited Jack O'Neill (Richard Dean Anderson) and Doctor Daniel Jackson (Michael Shanks) as they battled Ra's "people," the parasitic Go' auld.

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  • The final novel of the series featured the most deaths as the war between Voldemort's forces and those loyal to the Order of the Phoenix battled once and for all.

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  • During that assault, a number of Union troops battled wearing trousers and gray coats which took on the appearance of many Confederate styles.

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