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Bedevil - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Bedevil' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Bedevil [ v. t.]
- To throw into utter disorder and confusion, as if by the agency of evil spirits; to bring under diabolical influence; to torment.
- To spoil; to corrupt.

Meaning of 'Bedevil' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . bedevil [ v]
Meaning (1):
- treat cruelly
Example in sentence:
  • The children tormented the stuttering teacher
Meaning (2):
- be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
Example in sentence:
  • These questions confuse even the experts;
  • This question befuddled even the teacher;
  • This question completely threw me