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To cause anguish or distress to
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“Agencies are fighting to get boats in the harbour to take them to the marooned populations, but negotiations are also beset with difficulties.”
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Surround and harass
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“Biting insects are at best a nuisance, but imagine an individual in a hut, sick with a high fever and beset by swarms of biting insects to add to their torment.”
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To take violent or aggressive action against
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Bury or drown beneath a huge mass of something, especially water
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To harass (someone) persistently for or to do something
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To inhabit a place in unpleasantly large numbers
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To confound or perplex someone
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To persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats
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To be continuously haunted or possessed by something, especially negative emotions, ideas or desires
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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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Subject to oppression
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Enamored
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(of a situation or course of action) Filled with or likely to result in (something undesirable)
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