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It comes obviously from a sense of people’s own histories of being beleaguered and having their dignity removed.
ANDREW SULLIVAN DOESN’T CARE WHAT YOU THINKCHRIS JOHNSONSEPTEMBER 22, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
A lack of chips, computer not tortilla, is wreaking havoc on the already beleaguered restaurant and bar industry, the latest victim of a pandemic-induced worldwide shortage that has disrupted the manufacturing of smartphones, cars and more.
NO CHIPS, NO TIPS: HOW THE COMPUTER CHIP SHORTAGE THREATENS THOUSANDS OF RESTAURANT SERVICE JOBSLAURA REILEYJUNE 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
IRS staffingTaxpayers will face more frustration because the IRS workforce is beleaguered.
TAX SEASON 2021: A TORNADO IS COMINGMICHELLE SINGLETARYFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
And yet I cannot think that any Scottish or French rovers could land in such force as to beleaguer the fortalice.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Somehow that seemed to make her matter less, and Dodo had not at present made any determined effort to beleaguer her.
DODO'S DAUGHTERE. F. BENSON
For Edward took his army to beleaguer Calais, and after blockading it for nearly a year forced it to surrender.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 5VARIOUS
The bold beleaguer'd post the hero gains, And the hard siege with various fate sustains.
THE COLUMBIADJOEL BARLOW
In his tragedy of Ezelino, after the tyrant's downfall, a captain is sent to beleaguer Treviso, and reduce Ezelino's garrison.
THE MEMOIRS OF COUNT CARLO GOZZI; VOLUME THE FIRSTCOUNT CARLO GOZZI
Having pardoned their offences against ourselves, we went back to beleaguer Samarkand.
THE BBUR-NMA IN ENGLISHBABUR, EMPEROR OF HINDUSTAN
Should we have to beleaguer it we may count upon some help from within.'
MICAH CLARKEARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BELEAGUER

  • barring
  • beleaguering
  • blockading
  • blocking out
  • closing
  • concealing
  • covering
  • debarring
  • discontinuing
  • evicting
  • fence off
  • hiding
  • keeping out
  • locking out
  • masking
  • obstructing
  • ostracizing
  • refusing
  • screening
  • secluding
  • shrouding
  • shutting off
  • veiling
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