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1. bedevil

verb. ['bɪˈdɛvəl'] be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly.

Synonyms

  • be
  • confuse
  • vex
  • demoralize
  • throw
  • baffle
  • discombobulate
  • beat
  • flummox
  • stick
  • pose
  • gravel
  • befuddle
  • puzzle
  • disconcert
  • fuddle
  • bewilder
  • dumbfound
  • flurry
  • put off
  • perplex
  • get
  • confound
  • disorientate
  • stupefy
  • disorient
  • mystify
  • amaze
  • nonplus

Antonyms

  • suffer
  • converge
  • be well
  • agree

Etymology

  • be- (English)
  • be- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • devil (English)
  • deofol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Bedevil

  • multilevel
  • dishevel
  • revel
  • level
  • devoll
  • bevill
  • bevil
  • bevel
  • evel

Sentences with bedevil


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
This includes the huge hornworms that bedevil tomato foliage.

2. bedevil

verb. ['bɪˈdɛvəl'] treat cruelly.

Synonyms

  • rag
  • chivvy
  • pester
  • harass
  • molest
  • hassle
  • frustrate
  • crucify
  • provoke
  • badger
  • chevvy
  • hamstring
  • chivy
  • harry
  • tease
  • chevy
  • beleaguer
  • madden
  • beset
  • oppress
  • persecute
  • dun
  • plague
  • bug

Antonyms

  • miss
  • differ
  • disagree
  • disassemble

Etymology

  • be- (English)
  • be- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • devil (English)
  • deofol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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