bedeviling

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

Definition of bedeviling 

: 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

Other Words from bedeviling

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

First Known Use of bedeviling

1881, in the meaning defined above

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