beleaguering beleaguering  /bɪ ˈli ɡə rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack

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Usage(s):

  1. Investors wish upon a starA shortage of enchantment is beleaguering the Magic Kingdom.
  2. His dander up, Fradkin began collaring patients, hounding civic groups, beleaguering storekeepers and factory workers for support for his scheme.
  3. It was she, along with then Housing Secretary Henry Cisneros, who pressed the President to get more deeply involved in the crisis beleaguering the District of Columbia.

News

  • Rocket Failures May Spur Change In Russian Federal Space Agency: Report

    It appears that the Russian government wants to take action over the string of unmanned mission failures beleaguering Roscosmos, or the Russian Federal Space Agency. A recent example includes the loss in June of three GLONASS navigation/positioning satellites in a launch failure. In 2011, Roscosmos lost four major missions, including the Phobos-Grunt spacecraft that was bound […]
    on October 10, 2013     Source: Universe Today

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