Mar
05
2014

beleaguer

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

li gər

transitive verb
1. to lay siege to by surrounding with troops; besiege.
example: The army beleaguered the city, and within days it fell.

2. to beset with hardships or difficulties.
example: The bombing of the city beleaguered the citizens for months.
example: Beleaguered by problems at work, he had little time for his family.

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