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  1. siege, besieging, beleaguering, military blockadenoun

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

    military blockade, beleaguering, besieging

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  1. siegenoun


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words1.0 / 1 vote

  1. siegenoun

    investment, blockade, besiegement

    Associated words:
    obsidional, besiege, beleaguer, obsess, obsession, beset

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  1. Donald Trump:

    Tell your congregation that... we have 350 million people in our country. They're proud Americans, and they respect what we're doing, even those that you don't think so much, like us, respect us, want to be with us, they're respecting our fight. And we are in a fight. Religion in this country and religion all over the world, certain religions in particular, are under siege. We won't let that happen.

  2. Prime Minister Tony Abbott:

    He had a long history of violent crime, infatuation with extremism and mental instability, as the siege unfolded yesterday, he sought to cloak his actions with the symbolism of the (Islamic State) death cult. Tragically, there are people in our community ready to engage in politically motivated violence.

  3. Rabbi Mendel Cohen:

    Unfortunately, in the last 13 days, our city is under siege.

  4. Mark Warner:

    There would be nothing House Intelligence would do House Intelligence would surprise me at this point, house Intelligence clearly is under siege and will stop at nothing to try to divert people's attention.

  5. Frank Wolf:

    Over a year has passed since the declaration or its so-called caliphate and the horrific siege of Mount Sinjar and yet the group and its leaders are still at large. ISIS’ Predatory acts—largely unaddressed by the Western world—have resulted in the genocide of Christians, Yezidis, Shia Muslims and other religious minorities, an unprecedented refugee crisis and the brutal kidnapping, torture and execution of four American citizens. the very fact that the Iraqis are taking these steps should be encouraging the Obama administration to do the same.

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