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Synonyms for besiege

Synonyms for (verb) besiege

Synonyms: besiege Definition: harass, as with questions or requests Usage: The press photographers besieged the movie star

Similar words: insist, importune Definition: beg persistently and urgently Usage: I importune you to help them

Synonyms: beleaguer, besiege, circumvent, surround, hem in Definition: surround so as to force to give up Usage: The Turks besieged Vienna

Similar words: assail, attack Definition: launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with Usage: Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II; Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week

Synonyms: besiege Definition: cause to feel distressed or worried Usage: She was besieged by so many problems that she got discouraged

Similar words: distress Definition: cause mental pain to Usage: The news of her child's illness distressed the mother