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Definition of bedevil verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    bedevil somebody/something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bedevil
    he / she / it bedevils
    past simple bedeviled ()bedevilled
    -ing form bedeviling ()bedevilling
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  1. 1to cause a lot of problems for someone or something over a long period of time synonym beset
  2. 2 The expedition was bedeviled by bad weather. This injury bedeviled him throughout his career.
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