BESET MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Beset Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To occupy; to employ; to use up.
  2. (imp. & p. p.) of Beset
  3. (v. t.) To set or stud (anything) with ornaments or prominent objects.
  4. (v. t.) To set upon on all sides; to perplex; to harass; -- said of dangers, obstacles, etc.
  5. (v. t.) To hem in; to waylay; to surround; to besiege; to blockade.


Synonyms:
Chevy, Chivy, Encrust, Harass, Harry, Incrust, Molest, Plague, Provoke,

• Besetment Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The act of besetting, or the state of being beset; also, that which besets one, as a sin.


• Besetting Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Beset
  2. (a.) Habitually attacking, harassing, or pressing upon or about; as, a besetting sin.


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