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siege


siege

noun

Definition of SIEGE

1
a sudden experiencing of a physical or mental disorder <a devastating siege of typhoid fever hit the city>
Near Antonyms arrest, relief, remission
2
the cutting off of an area by military means to stop the flow of people or supplies <after a siege of six weeks, the city of Vicksburg surrendered to General Grant and his Union forces>

March 02, 2015
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Having a changeable luster or color
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