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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Be confusing or perplexing to; Treat cruelly.

Usage examples (35)
  • What we really do all have is a daily reprieve from the things that "bedevil" us.
  • "bedevil" government's privatisation plans, industrial relations and human resources company NMG-Levy said on Wednesday.
  • All these and many other issues will bedevil Brown.
  • It is only the past which continues to bedevil them. for more
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