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English definition of “bedevil”

bedevil

verb [T] uk   /bɪˈdev.əl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-) us  
to confuse, annoy, or cause problems or difficulties for someone or something: Ever since I started playing tennis, I've been bedevilled by back pains.Causing feelings of anger and displeasure
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