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beleaguered
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

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Definition
troubled — especially when surrounded by enemy forces
  • The Epeans were beleaguering the city and were determined to take it, but ere this might be there was a desperate fight in store for them.
    Book 11 (86% in)
  • As the smoke that goes up into heaven from some city that is being beleaguered on an island far out at sea—all day long do men sally from the city and fight their hardest, and at the going down of the sun the line of beacon-fires blazes forth, flaring high for those that dwell near them to behold, if so be that they may come with their ships and succour them—even so did the light flare from the head of Achilles, as he stood by the trench, going beyond the wall— but he aid not join the...
    Book 18 (34% in)

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