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Adjective
(of a place) surrounded by armed forces aiming to capture it or force surrender
“The besieged city.”
Verb
Past tense for to hem in
“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.”
Verb
Past tense for to cause persistent suffering to
“She was besieged by the press and the public.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
“… bereaved parents continued to besiege the president with pleas to end the war.”
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