: The world is convulsed by the agonies of great nations. —[[w:Thomas Babington Macaulay|Thomas Babington Macaulay]].
: Being in an agony he prayed more earnestly. —Luke xxii. 44.
: With cries and agonies of wild delight. —[[w:Alexander Pope|Alexander Pope]].
: battle grass, battle pasture
: battle soil, battle land
: ux|en|the battle of life
*: The whole intellectual battle that had at its centre the best poem of the best poet of that day.
*: In truth, Tottenham never really looked like taking all three points and this defeat means they face a battle to reach the knockout stages—with their next home game against PAOK Salonika on 30 November likely to prove decisive.
*: Australian broadcaster Clive James has admitted that he is losing his long-fought battle with leukaemia.
*: THenne kyng Arthur made redy his hoost in x batails and Nero was redy in the felde afore the castel Tarabil with a grete hoost / & he had x batails with many mo peple than Arthur had
*: The king divided his army into three battles.
*: The cavalry, by way of distinction, was called the battle, and on it alone depended the fate of every action.
*: ‘I will have more than twelve thousand men. I mean to divide them into three battles and start up the causeway a half-day apart.’
: She has been battling against cancer for years.
: She has been battling cancer for years.
: ux|en|During the centuries, the people of Ireland struggled constantly to assert their right to govern themselves.
: ux|en|She struggled to escape from her assailants grasp.
*: Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out. Indeed, a nail filed sharp is not of much avail as an arrowhead; you must have it barbed, and that was a little beyond our skill.
*: "My tastes," he said, still smiling, "incline me to the garishly sunlit side of this planet." And, to tease her and arouse her to combat: "I prefer a farandole to a nocturne; Id rather have a painting than an etching; Mr. Whistler bores me with his monochromatic mud; I dont like dull colours, dull sounds, dull intellects;nb...."
*: To combat with a blind man I disdain.
: ux|en|The two boxers have been fighting for more than half an hour.
: ux|en|A wounded animal will fight like a maniac.
: ux|en|He fought for the Democrats in the last election.
: ux|en|The battle was fought just over that hill.
*: He had to fight his way through the world.
*: I have fought a good fight.
: ux|en|My grandfather fought the Nazis in World War II.
: ux|en|The government pledged to fight corruption.
: ux|en|to fight cocks; to fight ones ship
: ux|en|One of them got stabbed to death during the fight.
: ux|en|Watch your language, are you looking for a fight?
: ux|en|Im going to Nick’s to watch the big fight tomorrow night.
: ux|en|Ill put up a fight to save this company.
: ux|en|That little guy has a bit of fight in him after all. As soon as he saw the size of his opponent, all the fight went out of him.
*: Up with your fights, and your nettings prepare.