English to Afrikaans Meaning :: beset

Beset :
- omringomsingel

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Verb(1) annoy continually or chronically(2) (3) decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems

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(1) the social problems that beset the UK(2) Rawlinson's career was beset by difficulties.(3) Living on a dollar per day, our cooking was done out in the open air, beset by flies and mosquitoes, heat and humidity.(4) Henri inherited a bitterly divided nation, ravaged by international and civil war, beset on all sides by the mighty Habsburg empire, and bankrupt.(5) Britain's nationalised rail system was always beset with major difficulties.(6) The children, in this region, are besieged by AIDS and beset by hunger.(7) Once the ship was beset , they were soon to become close companions of the men trapped on the ice.(8) Cemeteries are shrouded in mist and beset by locusts.(9) She remains an orphan girl, and, as such, she partakes of the tradition of the orphan girl in the movies: outcast, woebegone, beset on all sides, but plucky and triumphant in the end.(10) springy grass all beset with tiny jewel-like flowers(11) the ship was beset by ice and finally sank(12) We were beset by swarms of agitated wasps.(13) The Polar Duke, our ice-worthy Norwegian vessel, was immobilized - beset , to use the correct nautical term - by enormous sheets of sea ice.(14) Structural problems have beset tourism for some years now.(15) blades of grass beset with glistening drops of dew(16) The ship was beset by pack ice and drifted south for 12 months, becoming the first exploring vessel to winter south of the Antarctic Circle.
Related Words
(1) be set ::
gestel word
1. plague ::
2. surround ::
3. harry ::
4. set upon ::
5. encrust ::
Different Forms
beset, besets
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