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besiege

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

  • armies besieged the city for six months before it finally surrendered
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lay siege to

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3 to make a request to (someone) in an earnest or urgent manner

  • bereaved parents continued to besiege the president with pleas to end the war
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bludge [chiefly Australian {amp}amp; New Zealand], cadge, mooch, sponge

ask, desire, invoke, request, sue

claim, coerce, command, compel, demand, force, insist, require

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call on (or upon)

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