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Present participle 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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Present participle for to cause anguish or distress to
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“She was besieged by the press and the public.”
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Present participle 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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Present participle 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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Present participle for to ask someone earnestly or humbly for something
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Present participle for to take violent or aggressive action against
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Present participle for to attack or bombard with bombs or artillery
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Present participle for to protest for a cause, or against something
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Present participle for to effectively force (someone) to do something
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Present participle for to exceed or cross a given limit
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Present participle for gather into a crowd or mass
Noun
The fact or state of beleaguering
“Therefore, it becomes a prudent idea not to practice scorched earth policies when besieging an enemy city.”
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