Verb(1) surround so as to force to give up(2) cause to feel distressed or worried(3) harass, as with questions or requests
(1) When you besiege a city by an army, you're just making them integrate together, and there will be a code of warriors trying to fight for their lives, which is wrong.(2) Battle lines were drawn: Henry brought up forces to besiege the town, while Henry the Younger was joined by troops from his brother Geoffrey and the new king Philip of France.(3) So the order is to besiege civilian areas and use food and water as a weapon.(4) the guerrillas continued to besiege other major cities to the north(5) A holiday in Peru turns into an endurance test, as a whole sequence of health problems besiege me throughout, and for several weeks thereafter.(6) 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.(7) the king marched north to besiege Berwick(8) Meanwhile, the main body of the army was besieging the great city which was finally conquered after seven months.(9) Helpline workers were besieged with angry calls and hundreds of complaints have been posted on the pilots' own unofficial websites.(10) Once the story broke I was absolutely besieged by the media and spent several days recording TV and radio interviews, and speaking to reporters and feature writers on various newspapers and magazines.(11) The city of Lyon refused to carry out instructions from Paris and the city was besieged for two months.(12) Publicans have been besieged with complaints about unpleasant smells in their establishments since the ban on smoking in public places was introduced last month.(13) It also raised the possibility of forcing back the besiegers .(14) We have got babies left on railway platforms, and in drains and garbage bins, and children bitten by dogs and besieged by disease and affliction.(15) The couple were again besieged by the media when their split was announced seven years ago.(16) His time in Lincoln gave him great pleasure, though he recalls how famine struck the area whilst he was there, and his study was besieged by beggars.
1. lay siege to ::
2. surround ::
3. oppress ::
4. overwhelm ::
Different Formsbesiege, besieged, besieges, besieging
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