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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bedevil  \Be*dev"il\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bedevilled}  (?);  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Bedeviling}  or  {Bedevilling}.] 
  1.  To  throw  into  utter  disorder  and  confusion,  as  if  by  the 
  agency  of  evil  spirits;  to  bring  under  diabolical 
  influence;  to  torment. 
 
  Bedeviled  and  used  worse  than  St  Bartholomew. 
  --Sterne. 
 
  2.  To  spoil;  to  corrupt.  --Wright. 




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