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  • as inattack
  • as insurround
  • as inbesiege

synonyms for lay siege to

  • ambush
  • assail
  • assault
  • beat
  • besiege
  • blast
  • bombard
  • charge
  • harm
  • hit
  • hurt
  • infiltrate
  • invade
  • raid
  • stab
  • storm
  • strike
  • advance
  • aggress
  • bash
  • bat
  • bean
  • beset
  • biff
  • blister
  • boot
  • bop
  • brain
  • bust
  • clip
  • clock
  • club
  • combat
  • cook
  • jump
  • kick
  • larrup
  • molest
  • mug
  • overwhelm
  • punch
  • rush
  • slog
  • soak
  • wallop
  • whop
  • boff
  • chop down
  • knock block off
  • knock cold
  • knock for a loop
  • light into
  • pounce upon
  • set upon
  • take the offensive
  • turn on
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antonyms for lay siege to

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  • aid
  • assist
  • guard
  • help
  • leave alone
  • lose
  • protect
  • retreat
  • surrender
  • decrease
  • be lazy
  • defend
  • resist
  • shelter
  • shield
  • slough off
  • submit
  • support
  • sustain
  • withstand
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How to use lay siege to in a sentence

Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The seed of discontent was again germinating under the duplicity of the Spanish lay and clerical authorities.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
After an eight weeks' siege, a breach having been made, the city surrendered, and a month later the fort followed the example.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
At the sight, Felipe flung himself on his knees before her; he kissed the aged hands as they lay trembling in her lap.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Alone Orlean lay trying vainly to forget something—something that stood like a spectre before her eyes.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Something remote and ancient stirred in her, something that was not of herself To-day, something half primitive, half barbaric.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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