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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or infatuation.

Usage examples (27)
  • Verb (used with object), : a mind besotted with fear and superstition. ,He is besotted by her youth and beauty
  • The first known use of "besot" is found in a poem by George Turberville, published in 1567.
  • He tried to see me again an 'again, an' wrote me letters an 'besot me in every way, knowin' as I wasn't worthy of you, an 'didn't love you as I ought.
  • Rose, unassuming, not even pretty, certainly tiresomely obtuse about some things, had wished him goodbye in a matter-of - fact manner which should have left him in no doubt as... for more
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