beset

US [bɪˈset]
UK [bɪ'set]
  • v.困扰;威胁
  • Web包围;镶嵌;围绕
Present Participle:besetting  Simple Present:besets  
beset
v.
1.
[usupass]
~ sb/sth
困扰;威胁to affect sb/sth in an unpleasant or harmful way
The team was beset by injury all season.
这个队整个赛季都因队员受伤而受困扰。
It's one of the most difficult problems besetting our modern way of life.
那是困扰我们现代生活方式的一个最棘手的问题。

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