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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Beleaguered(0.01146 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Beleaguered.
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: annoy persistently; “The children teased the boy because of
his stammer” [syn: tease, badger, pester, bug]
2: surround so as to force to give up; “The Turks besieged
Vienna” [syn: besiege, surround, hem in, circumvent]
English → English (gcide)
Beleaguer \Be*lea"guer\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Beleaguered; p.
pr. & vb. n. Beleaguering.] [D. belegeren (akin to G.
belagern, Sw. bel["a]gra, Dan. beleire); pref. be- = E. be- +
leger bed, camp, army, akin to E. lair. See Lair.]
To surround with an army so as to preclude escape; to
besiege; to blockade.
The wail of famine in beleaguered towns. --Longfellow.
Syn: To block up; environ; invest; encompass.