besetting

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Habitually attacking, harassing, or pressing upon or about; as, a besetting sin
{s} constantly attacking, constantly harassing
present participle of beset
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Of a ship, to get trapped by ice
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to attack on all sides
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To surround or hem in
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To hem in; to waylay; to surround; to besiege; to blockade
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decorate or cover lavishly with gems
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To occupy; to employ; to use up
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To set upon on all sides; to perplex; to harass; said of dangers, obstacles, etc
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To attack, especially from all sides
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To set or stud (anything) with ornaments or prominent objects
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The form beset is used in the present tense and is the past tense and past participle. If someone or something is beset by problems or fears, they have many problems or fears which affect them severely. The country is beset by severe economic problems. the problems now besetting the country
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assail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards
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To decorate something with jewels etc
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annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"
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{f} harass; attack, besiege
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assail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards"
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