Beleaguer – meaning of the word and examples

To cause a lot of problems or difficulties for someone. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To surround someone in order to attack them. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To trouble persistently; harass. (Collins Dictionary)

To lay siege to. (Collins Dictionary)

Put in a very difficult situation. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Examples

Wildfires continue to beleaguer Western Canada. 

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/08/170801115252.htm

Chronic Diseases Beleaguer Developing Countries.

https://www.prb.org/chronicdiseasesbeleaguerdevelopingcountries/
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