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
Intonation problems bedeviled much of her work as the evening progressed, her singing undistinguished, at least by jazz standards.
His beard is flecked with gray now, his soul bedeviled by the ghost of Alice Morgan.
Charles Addams' gleefully gruesome cartoon family found their way into magazines, a TV series and movies before bedeviling Broadway in 2010.
The premise is insane and the story is bedeviled by unnecessary subplots.
Portrayed as urgent, it has been bedeviled by delays and cost overruns, with contractors playing musical chairs for a seat at the table all the while.
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First Known Use of bedevil
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)
BEDEVIL Defined for Kids
Definition of bedevil for Students
: to trouble or annoy again and again bedeviled by problems
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