bedeviling

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adjective be·dev·il·ing \bi-ˈde-və-liŋ, bē-\

Definition of bedeviling

  1. :  causing trouble, distress, or confusion :  vexing a bedeviling variety of options … space can be as bedeviling as time. — Thomas Mallon … the bedeviling phenomenon known as lower back pain. — Alfred Meyer

bedevilingly

adverb … had developed a keen sense of how bedevilingly hard it was to control the boisterous energies released by the American Revolution. — Joseph J. Ellis

1881

First Known Use of bedeviling

1881


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