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Adjective
Besieged or surrounded by enemies
“Soon the troops inside the beleaguered castle were weak from starvation, and it seemed that the time would soon come when the king would be Zengi's prisoner.”
Adjective
Under constant attack or harassment
“By this time, he had taken the stance of the beleaguered politician, for whom the world is divided only into staunch supporters and sworn enemies.”
Adjective
Consumed by stress, typically from work, demands or pressure
“The beleaguered actress eventually went into hiding and spent her time doing nothing much except watching television.”
Adjective
Having been subjected to oppression
Adjective
Troubled or tormented, typically due to trauma or something unpleasant
Adjective
Remote or isolated, possibly inaccessible
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(idiomatic, figuratively) Burdened or weighed down, especially by a mass of something unpleasant
Verb
Past tense for to besiege or surround with troops
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“And yet, I cannot think that any Scottish or French rovers could land in such force as to beleaguer the fortalice.”
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Past tense for to vex or harass
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“She would beleaguer him with questions until he either admitted what he was doing or snapped at her.”
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Past tense for to tease, typically in a good-natured way
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Past tense for to subject to hostile aggression or pillaging
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Past tense for to irritate or upset, typically with repeated or unpleasant acts
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