BELEAGUER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BELEAGUER
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 v.  besiege or attack; harass; surround with troops
Classic Sentence:
1  And as for why I stay here--well, I've read a good deal about sieges, beleaguered cities and the like, but I've never seen one.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
2  Meanwhile, the lord of the beleaguered and endangered castle lay upon a bed of bodily pain and mental agony.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
Example Sentence:
1  The babysitter is surrounded by a crowd of unmanageable brats who relentlessly beleaguer her.
2  There have been seven coup attempts against the beleaguered government.
3  The arrival of the fresh medical supplies was a welcome sight for the beleaguered doctors working in the refugee camps.
4  The beleaguered prime minister is coming under yet more pressure.
5  The reversal was a humiliation for his Party, which also runs India's central government, and a rare moment of hope for beleaguered opposition parties.
6  It's especially so in Jackson's case given his beleaguered relationship with Sony and the dubious conditions of his death.