Thesaurus / bedevil
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A question that has long bedeviled bitcoin observers is how to value it.
BITCOIN IS WORTH WHATEVER ELON MUSK AND CATHIE WOOD SAY IT ISJOHN DETRIXHEFEBRUARY 24, 2021QUARTZ
What's become of that little boot-black that you used to bedevil?
GABRIEL CONROYBERT HARTE
Of all the vegetables calculated to bedevil human beings, he decided, growing corn was the worst.
THE DUCK-FOOTED HOUNDJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
This contract in a very few years arose to bedevil the railroad situation in the North Country.
THE STORY OF THE ROME, WATERTOWN, AND OGDENSBURG RAILROADEDWARD HUNGERFORD
I've been listening to you trying to bedevil that man out there, but I'm afraid your humor is a little on the slap-stick order.
WIDE COURSESJAMES BRENDAN CONNOLLY
These miserable slaves and reptiles—mongrel Spaniards and mongrel Indians—can not very long bedevil that great country.
CONFESSIONW. GILMORE SIMMS
Which, by the same token, presently lost track of him entirely, and wandered off to find and bedevil some other poor devil.
THE BLACK BAGLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
Paul Kelpy, thou wert an honest cut-throat, to bedevil so good a house: we turn it to account—ha, ha!
ROB OF THE BOWL, VOL. I (OF 2)JOHN P. KENNEDY
And I love him for it, although I believe I do like to bedevil him a little.
THE PRAIRIE WIFEARTHUR STRINGER
WORDS RELATED TO BEDEVIL
- be ever present
- come back
- prey on
- stay with
- weigh on
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