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beset

adjective [after verb] uk   /bɪˈset/ us  
having a lot of trouble with something, or having to deal with a lot of something that causes problems: With the amount of traffic nowadays, even a trip across town is beset by/with dangers.Enclosing, surrounding and immersing
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