HyperDic: beset

English > 3 senses of the word beset:
VERBemotionbeset, harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, plague, molest, provokeannoy continually or chronically
competitionbeset, set uponassail or attack on all sides
contactbeset, encrust, incrustdecorate or cover lavishly (as with gems / gems)
beset > pronunciation
Soundsbihseh't
Rhymesabet ... yet: 108 rhymes with eht...
English > beset: 3 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningannoy continually or chronically.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsharass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, plague, molest, provoke
Narrowerhazeharass by imposing / imposing humiliating or painful tasks, as in military institutions
needle, goadgoad or provoke,as by constant criticism
torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustratetreat cruelly
Broaderannoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devilCause annoyance in
Spanishacosar sexualmente, acosar, aperrear, asediar, atosigar, causar, fastidiar, hostigar, molestar repetidamente, molestar, perseguir, plagar, provocar
Catalanatabuixar, causar, empaitar, fatigar, molestar
English > beset: 3 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningassail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards".
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymset upon
Broaderassail, assault, set on, attackattack someone physically or emotionally
Spanishacosar
English > beset: 3 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningdecorate or cover lavishly (as with gems / gems) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsencrust, incrust
Broaderdecorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautifymake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
Spanishincrustar

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