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.

 

© Webster 1913.

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