Be*dev"il (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bedevilled (); p. pr. & vb. n. Bedeviling or Bedevilling.]
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.
To spoil; to corrupt.
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