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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: beset (0.00977 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to beset.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: beset mengepung, menyerang
Indonesian → English (quick) Definition: beset occupied, scraped
English → English (WordNet) Definition: beset beset v 1: annoy continually or chronically; “He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked”; “This man harasses his female co-workers” [syn: harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, plague, molest, provoke] 2: assail or attack on all sides: “The zebra was beset by leopards” [syn: set upon] 3: decorate or cover lavishly with gems [syn: encrust, incrust] [also: besetting]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Beset Beset \Be*set"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Beset; p. pr. & vb. n. Besetting.] [AS. besettan (akin to OHG. bisazjan, G. besetzen, D. bezetten); pref. be- + settan to set. See Set.] 1. To set or stud (anything) with ornaments or prominent objects. [1913 Webster] A robe of azure beset with drops of gold. --Spectator. [1913 Webster] The garden is so beset with all manner of sweet shrubs that it perfumes the air. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster] 2. To hem in; to waylay; to surround; to besiege; to blockade. “Beset with foes.” --Milton. [1913 Webster] Let thy troops beset our gates. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. To set upon on all sides; to perplex; to harass; -- said of dangers, obstacles, etc. “Adam, sore beset, replied.” --Milton. “Beset with ills.” --Addison. “Incommodities which beset old age.” --Burke. [1913 Webster] 4. To occupy; to employ; to use up. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Syn: To surround; inclose; environ; hem in; besiege; encircle; encompass; embarrass; urge; press. [1913 Webster] Beset \Be*set"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Beset; p. pr. & vb. n. Besetting.] [AS. besettan (akin to OHG. bisazjan, G. besetzen, D. bezetten); pref. be- + settan to set. See Set.] 1. To set or stud (anything) with ornaments or prominent objects. [1913 Webster] A robe of azure beset with drops of gold. --Spectator. [1913 Webster] The garden is so beset with all manner of sweet shrubs that it perfumes the air. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster] 2. To hem in; to waylay; to surround; to besiege; to blockade. “Beset with foes.” --Milton. [1913 Webster] Let thy troops beset our gates. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. To set upon on all sides; to perplex; to harass; -- said of dangers, obstacles, etc. “Adam, sore beset, replied.” --Milton. “Beset with ills.” --Addison. “Incommodities which beset old age.” --Burke. [1913 Webster] 4. To occupy; to employ; to use up. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Syn: To surround; inclose; environ; hem in; besiege; encircle; encompass; embarrass; urge; press. [1913 Webster]

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