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To cause anguish or distress to
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“My disturbing dreams and pseudomemories still beset me with unabated force.”
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To physically surround or enclose, typically in a hostile manner
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“Swarms of biting insects would beset me to add to my torment.”
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To take violent or aggressive action against
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“The King afterwards sent an army to Durham, and allowed it to beset the castle.”
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To overwhelm with an excessive amount of something
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To persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats
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To inhabit a place in unpleasantly large numbers
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To be preoccupied with a single thought, topic or emotion
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To confound or perplex someone
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To be overcome or overwhelmed by something (typically negative)
Beset by worries, ill, chronically underfunded, and in half a mind to quit altogether, he nonetheless stuck by the organization he had done so much to promote.”
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Having been subjected to oppression
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Surrounded or attacked by hostile forces
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Having thoughts occupied with unpleasant things or events that have happened or that may happen
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(idiomatic, figuratively) Burdened or weighed down, especially by a mass of something unpleasant
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Louse-ridden
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Enamored or very attracted to someone
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(of a situation or course of action) Filled with or likely to result in (something undesirable)
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