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besiege

verb [T]  /bɪˈsidʒ/ us  
to surround a place, esp. with an army, to prevent people or supplies from getting in or out: fig. After the controversial show, the television network was besieged with complaints. A person who is besieged is surrounded: Mick Jagger was besieged by fans at the airport.
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