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verb [transitive] formal bedevil pronunciation in British English /bɪˈdev(ə)l/
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present tense
I/you/we/theybedevil
he/she/itbedevils
present participlebedevilling
past tensebedevilled
past participlebedevilled
  1. to cause a lot of problems for someone or something

    The team has been bedevilled by injury.

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