Definition of Beleaguered

1. Adjective. Besieged; surrounded by enemy troops. ¹



2. Adjective. Beset by trouble or difficulty. ¹

3. Verb. (past of beleaguer) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Beleaguered

1. beleaguer [v] - See also: beleaguer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beleaguered

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belching
belchingly
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beldam beldame
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beleaguer
beleaguered (current term)
beleaguerer
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belecture
belectured

Literary usage of Beleaguered

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1. Inside the German Empire in the Third Year of the War by Herbert Bayard Swope (1917)
"CHAPTER V THE SPIRIT OF THE beleaguered EMPIRE Germany sobered to-day—Calls herself a "beleaguered fortress" and establishes ..."

2. Reminiscences of the "filibuster" War in Nicaragua by Charles William Doubleday (1886)
"The Americans beleaguered in Rivas—Accept terms from the enemy —They leave Nicaragua—Subsequent efforts at return—Tried for violation of the neutrality ..."

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