Definition of beset:
persecute, turn, fire, ring, set upon, attack, encounter, assault, bushwhack, solicit, fall on, charge, light into, throttle, assail, sail into, arouse, excruciate, feelings, incrust, torment, curse, kindle, go in, tease, have at, harry, evoke, pounce, rush, bring up against, hold back, encrust, begird, inhibit, molest, elicit, invest, hedge, blight, harrow, compass, badger, harass, ravage, count against, hassle, plague, chevy, gird, let down, encircle, combat, worry, enkindle, chivvy, burden, storm, hound, go at, siege, circle, stimulate, embarrass, bait, torture, trash, study at attack, set on, sic, girdle, annoy, call forth, provoke, blockade, hem, jump, raise, descend, disadvantage, aggress, encompass, invade, chivy, raid, chevvy, fall upon, importune, anguish, open, environ, pester, beleaguer, agonize, pain, rack, besiege, strike, surround, bedevil, kick up, pitch into.
- "Alec Forbes of Howglen", George MacDonald.
- "Household Tales by Brothers Grimm", Grimm Brothers.
- "The Invasion", William Le Queux.