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1. beset

verb. ['bɪˈsɛt'] annoy continually or chronically.

Synonyms

  • rag
  • irritate
  • torment
  • vex
  • harass
  • molest
  • hassle
  • get to
  • frustrate
  • crucify
  • provoke
  • rile
  • chevvy
  • bother
  • devil
  • nark
  • gravel
  • chivy
  • get at
  • harry
  • chafe
  • nettle
  • annoy
  • chevy
  • haze
  • bedevil
  • needle
  • goad
  • dun
  • plague

Antonyms

  • cultivated plant
  • clear up
  • orient
  • discouragement

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Rhymes with Beset

  • cabriolet
  • suffragette
  • sobriquet
  • minuet
  • luncheonette
  • laviolette
  • galudet
  • flageolet
  • falconet
  • dancanet
  • clarinet
  • calumet
  • antoinette
  • willamette
  • tagamet
  • statuette
  • slushayete
  • silhouette
  • sextet
  • quintet
  • quartet
  • pinochet
  • nicolette
  • nicolet
  • lorgnette
  • larroquette
  • kitchenette
  • intermet
  • henriette
  • cullinet

How do you pronounce beset?

Pronounce beset as bɪˈsɛt.

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Sentences with beset


1. Verb, past participle
It flowers beset in bright indirect sunlight coming from the south, east or west.

2. Adjective
Three types of mites regularly beset turfgrass: the clover mite, banks mite and brown mite.

Quotes about beset


1. In closing I wish to say that while I was sorely beset by a number of white riders in my racing days, I have also enjoyed the friendship of countless thousands of white men whom I class as among my closest friends.
- Major Taylor

2. She knew that what she was going through was nothing special, just garden-variety heartbreak, the sort of thing that poets and novelists had been writing about for hundreds of years, but she also knew, from those same books, that there were people who never recover form it, ones who go on through life beset by a dim and painful longing.
- Sarah Dunn

3. It must not be forgotten that reason too needs to be sustained in all its searching by trusting dialogue and sincere friendship. A climate of suspicion and distrust, which can beset speculative research, ignores the teaching of the ancient philosophers who proposed friendship as one of the most appropriate contexts for sound philosophical enquiry.
- Pope John Paul II, Fides Et Ratio: On the Relationship Between Faith and Reason: Encyclical Letter of John Paul II

2. beset

verb. ['bɪˈsɛt'] assail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards".

Synonyms

  • assail
  • assault
  • set upon
  • attack

Antonyms

  • praise
  • soothe
  • better
  • stifle

3. beset

verb. ['bɪˈsɛt'] decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems).

Synonyms

  • decorate
  • grace
  • ornament
  • embellish
  • incrust
  • adorn
  • beautify

Antonyms

  • end
  • consume
  • bore
  • calm
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