Origin of besiege
OTHER WORDS FROM besiegebe·siege·ment, nounbe·sieg·er, nounbe·sieg·ing·ly, adverbun·be·sieged, adjective
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How to use besiege in a sentence
Over $900 million of pandemic relief funding has been appropriated for charter schools, even as researchers have documented that those schools are besieged by their own challenges and often fare no better than public schools.Organized teachers dreamed up charter schools — but their vision got hijacked|Jon Hale|August 25, 2021|Washington Post
Whereupon Miller and Winebrenner were besieged with requests for cash, gifts, charitable donations and meetings.
When the rebels met with the besieged king in London, they demanded the statute repealed.Pandemics have long created labor shortages. Here’s why.|Spencer Strub|June 3, 2021|Washington Post
I’ll be besieging you with reminders in this space in the coming months.Style Conversational Week 1438: The old college try|Pat Myers|May 27, 2021|Washington Post
The Egypt-brokered ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, the Islamic militant group that controls Gaza, ended the immediate violence, the most pressing need for a territory that had been besieged by Israeli airstrikes for 11 days.The fighting in Gaza is over. The humanitarian crisis isn’t.|Jen Kirby|May 21, 2021|Vox
And I will make a circle round about thee, and I will cast up a rampart against thee, and raise up bulwarks to besiege thee.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
One is that the English should have gone so far out of their way as to besiege Dunaverty so zealously, or at all.
Towards the end of March 1312 he was preparing to besiege Berwick with an unusually large force.
He was able to invade the latter country in force, and to besiege the city of Urmi for some weeks in the early seventies.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
Not long after Guise's approach, fearing that his design was to besiege the city of Orleans, Coligny threw himself into it.History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird