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
The name change, however, also reflects two facts that have long bedeviled the arch and its role within the National Park Service.
But the company was back in the news this week for an ad that strikes at the heart of an issue bedeviling European borders: migration.
Will Belgium continue with the 4-3-3 that bedeviled Brazil?
As the Earp heir, Wynonna is fated to protect the hamlet of Purgatory — and the world — from the demons that bedevil the town.
Perhaps the larger dilemma that bedevils New America is the problem faced by so many centrist and non-partisan institutions in the Trump era.
Officials have called for more region-wide governance, a welcome change from the municipal turf battles that have bedevilled China.
The claim is the latest in a string of maneuvers that have bedeviled Trump and Cohen.
The description of the locale is somewhat flat, but Ólafsdóttir excels in exploring what bedevils Jónas and the novel’s other men: a conception of manhood that prevents them from articulating emotion or understanding power except as violence.
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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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