Beleagured

If a person or company is beleaguered, it is experiencing trouble or criticism from every direction.

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Today you’ll hear about the beleaguered aerospace company Boeing. The company is beleaguered because it’s experiencing criticism and trouble from all directions–and it’s not letting up. Another example: Candidates for office can be beleaguered if they run into a lot of controversy or scandal.

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