Definitions

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  • verb UK Present participle of bedevil.

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Examples

  • It was these challenges that were so "bedevilling" to progress, he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In a joint statement on behalf of all the observer missions, the United Nations Observer Mission said although school boycotts in the past had been used to keep the struggle for democracy alive, the time had come -- in view of multiparty negotiations -- for pupils to seek alternative methods to solve issues "bedevilling" the education system.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It is, say the grumblers, our version of the West Lothian question bedevilling parliament – 80% of the membership is in the south-east.

    Hugh Muir's diary

  • All the Montlake issues bedevilling the current plan are all there but worse under McGinn's plan.

    Extra Fizz: McGinn’s 520 Plan Could Allow Eight Lanes of Traffic « PubliCola

  • In foreign-exchange markets, the euro recovered a little after falling sharply against the dollar on Monday as investors continued to fret about the debt problems bedevilling the euro-zone periphery.

    Asian Stocks Are Mixed; BOK Rate Cut Hits Seoul

  • Partly this is down to that old bedevilling British thing, class: Mr. Cameron is from very well-bred stock, and so are almost all of his lieutenants.

    The Election of Gordon W. Bush

  • Partly this is down to that old bedevilling British thing, class: Mr. Cameron is from very well-bred stock, and so are almost all of his lieutenants.

    The Election of Gordon W. Bush

  • Partly this is down to that old bedevilling British thing, class: Mr. Cameron is from very well-bred stock, and so are almost all of his lieutenants.

    The Election of Gordon W. Bush

  • Herinability toset outa positive message illustrated a problem that is bedevilling the Tories at the moment: they do not have enough of a vision for the country.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • Herinability toset outa positive message illustrated a problem that is bedevilling the Tories at the moment: they do not have enough of a vision for the country.

    Not being Labour is enough to win, but not enough to solve this crisis

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