Get Started. It's Free
or sign up with your email address
Rocket clouds
Beleaguer by Mind Map: Beleaguer

1. annoy persistently

1.1. Beleaguer means to pester or badger with persistence. A babysitter might find annoying the children who beleaguer her with requests for candy, cookies, games, and piggyback rides all at the same time.

1.2. Synonyms

1.2.1. badger, bug, pester, tease

2. surround so as to force to give up

2.1. Synonyms: besiege, circumvent, hem in, surround

3. Word in context

3.1. "English forces came to relieve the beleaguered garrison"

3.2. "the board is supporting the beleaguered director"

3.3. On Halloween, I know the little trick-or-treaters are going to beleaguer me all night long.

3.4. If we do not spray our house with insect repellant, mosquitos will beleaguer us all summer.

3.5. The school bully will often beleaguer the smaller kids.