bedevilling bedevilling

Definition(s):

  1. (v) treat cruelly
  2. (v) be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly

Usage(s):

  1. And given the tense relations between Syria and Lebanon, a battle over apricots and cherries will only add to the headaches bedevilling the crisis-wracked Beirut government.
  2. I am bedevilling publicists, since I'm not registered as press.

Quotes

  1. Addressing Indian and British business leaders at Delhi today, Brown said: "Just as the problems bedevilling the economy and security of the environment are trans-national, so the solutions must transcend borders. Only with international...
    on Jan 21, 2008 By: Gordon Brown Source: Khabrein.info

  2. "When you are talking of such critical issues bedevilling relations between India and Pakistan these cannot be resolved in a day or two," Musharraf told a news conference in New York.
    on Sep 16, 2005 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: Expressindia.com

  3. "We are interested in dealing with problems Zimbabweans are facing, that is our focus. We are interested on how to rescue the country from the problems bedevilling it. These are falsehoods, mendacity, distortions and lies," said Mr Chamisa who...
    on Jul 10, 2007 By: Nelson Chamisa Source: AllAfrica.com

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