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verb     beetle pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlebeetling
past tensebeetled
past participlebeetled
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phrasal verb

beetle off

or beetle away

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theybeetle off
he/she/itbeetles off
present participlebeetling off
past tensebeetled off
past participlebeetled off
British informal
to go somewhere quickly, especially when you do not wish to be seen


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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