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Adjective
(of a place) Surrounded or attacked by hostile forces
“In a besieged city, no one is sure of his life, whether he is a soldier or not.”
Adjective
Appearing worn or harassed as if one is being pursued
Verb
Past tense for to hem in
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“He clearly felt that it would have been better not to besiege the city in the first place, but that once the siege was begun it should have been carried through to completion.”
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Past tense for to cause anguish or distress to
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“She was besieged by the press and the public.”
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Past tense for surround and harass
“A holiday in Peru turns into an endurance test, as a whole sequence of health problems besiege me throughout, and for several weeks thereafter.”
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Past tense for be inundated by large numbers of requests or complaints
“Ayurvedic outlets are being besieged with requests for this mixture of rice gruel and medicinal herbs.”
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Past tense for to ask someone earnestly or humbly for something
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Past tense for to take violent or aggressive action against
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Past tense for to effectively force (someone) to do something
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Past tense for to exceed or cross a given limit
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Past tense for gather into a crowd or mass
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Past tense for protest against, for cause
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