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siege
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
a military tactic in which a fortified place is surrounded and isolated while it is attacked over time

or:

any prolonged attack, effort, or period of trouble
  • They seemed to have subdued the hoodlums inside the mills, and only the siege at the front gate remained to be beaten.
    3.6 Part 3 Chapter 6 — The Concerto of Deliverance (89% in)
  • The siege of the gate appeared to be ebbing, as if the spine of the mob had been broken.
    3.6 Part 3 Chapter 6 — The Concerto of Deliverance (90% in)

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