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Synonyms of beset

Verb


1. harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke, annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil

usage: annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

2. beset, set upon, assail, assault, set on, attack

usage: assail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards"

3. encrust, incrust, beset, decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify

usage: decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems)

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