Examples of bedevil in a Sentence
The theory bedevils scientists, none of whom have been able to prove it true or false.
The project has been bedeviled by problems since its inception.
Recent Examples of bedevil from the Web
These dire predictions bear heavily on another issue bedeviling Congress at the moment: immigration reform.
For 27 years, Greece and Macedonia have been bedeviled by one of the oddest disputes in international diplomacy — what the smaller, younger and landlocked country of 2.1 million should be called, at home and abroad.
But this introduces the same hold-out problem—where small groups can exert undue influence—as bedevils property markets.
Show me the money Court Buddy’s move illustrates a problem that continues to bedevil Miami’s startup ecosystem: a shortfall of capital investment.
Even with the reduction in shootings and deaths, Chicago continues to be bedeviled by gun violence.
The streetcar service was closed on Tuesday for a record-long period as icy conditions bedeviled the Kansas City area.
Thompson, a veterinarian from Delran, was doing her part to help Cooper University Hospital in Camden combat a shortage of intravenous fluids that is bedeviling hospitals throughout the country even as an unusually bad flu season fills their beds.
The debate over buy-backs is bedevilled by six muddles.
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BEDEVIL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bedevil for English Language Learners
: to trouble (someone or something) in a constant or repeated way : to cause repeated problems for (someone or something)
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