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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of bedevil.

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Examples

  • While Milk benefits from an amazing performance in the title role by Sean Penn and other excellent performances by Vincent Garber at Mayor Moscone and Josh Brolin as Supervisor Dan White, it suffers because it has in miniature some of the same tensions in intent that have kind of bedeviled Van Sant's career as a whole.

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  • South Africa was still "bedeviled" by racism and Gauteng premier Tokyo Sexwale's family's experiences in a Rouxville, Free

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The issue of in camera hearings had been "bedeviled" by the recent controversy over secret indemnity applications by two former cabinet ministers, the police commissioner and 3500 policemen.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • County commissioners say their goal is to reduce the number of inmates being released early or immediately after booking - a problem that has "bedeviled" the county for years due to a lack of resources, said Commissioner Todd Portune.

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  • ; and for his fictions to poor old gossiping Aubrey; while his inferences, in respect to Hariot's deism and disbelief in the Scriptures, are probably his own, as we find no sufficient trace of them prior to the appearance of his Athenæ, unless it be in Chief Justice Popham's unjust charge at Winchester in 1603, when he is said to have twitted Raleigh from the bench with having been 'bedeviled' by Hariot.

    Thomas Hariot

  • WASHINGTON — Lee Sachs , a former top adviser to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, and John Delaney , former chief executive of CapitalSource Inc., are taking aim at a problem that has long bedeviled the Obama administration: how to boost lending at smaller banks.

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  • But The Left Hand of Darkness is haunted and bedeviled by the gender of its pronouns, a wild, fierce, and intractable tribe.

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  • I can't do ten mile hikes anymore, or just grab a bag and head out for the weekend, but I've gained the self-knowledge that enables me to avoid the kinds of problems that bedeviled me in my 20s, and that's unlocked a level of happiness I never approached before.

    Random Thought Number Two on the Hoosier Hypocrite---Now With More Middle-aged Sex Appeal.

  • Shields bedeviled the Yankees with his changeup, not allowing an extra-base hit until the seventh, when he gave up two doubles for the only Yankee run.

    Yanks' Sabathia Loses Latest Battle of the Aces

  • The forecasts suggest no quick relief for nations bedeviled by record high food costs that have stoked civil unrest.

    End Of Cheap Food Era May Be Near

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