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beleaguered

verb
past tense of beleaguer

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to surround (as a fortified place) with armed forces for the purpose of capturing or preventing commerce and communication
  • beleaguered the castle for months

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“Beleaguered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/beleaguered. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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