Synonyms of trench warfare


1. trench warfare, war, warfare

usage: a struggle (usually prolonged) between competing entities in which neither side is able to win; "the hope that his superior campaigning skills would make a difference evaporated in the realization that electioneering had become a form of trench warfare"

2. trench warfare, combat, armed combat

usage: a type of armed combat in which the opposing troops fight from trenches that face each other; "instead of the war ending quickly, it became bogged down in trench warfare"

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