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siege
used in In the Unlikely Event

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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 don't understand it's sabotage, that we're a city under siege."
    p. 216.5
  • We're under siege.
    p. 199.7

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