Associations to the word «Beset»


BESET, verb. (transitive) To surround or hem in
BESET, verb. (transitive) To attack, especially from all sides
BESET, verb. (transitive) To decorate something with jewels etc
BESET, verb. (nautical) Of a ship, to get trapped by ice

Dictionary definition

BESET, verb. Annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers".
BESET, verb. Assail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards".
BESET, verb. Decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems).

Wise words

There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.