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to trouble persistently from or as if from all sides

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He takes the opportunity to interrogate this rich body of evidence, using an agenda which derives from the controversies over the roots and significance of suicide from Durkheim onwards, and to test ideas against a coherent collection of cases which were presided over by a dynasty of coroners, under circumstances which minimised the problem of contrasting and changing administrative practices which bedevils attempts to derive statistical series across different and changing jurisdictions.
Record retention bedevils many businesses because they must maintain sufficient records to substantiate virtually every item reported on tax and information returns.
For instance, the municipality has done up the main street and abolished the nightmarish tangle of aerial wires that bedevils the sky-line of most Japanese rural settlements; now there is positive discussion about renewal of the commercial area, when a few years ago resignation and despair reigned in civic consciousness.
We see less what these people might hope to present to the world than what it is about them that amuses, bedevils, or fascinates the artist, and what they themselves might wish to hide.
Yesterday's big-ticket, ERP systems were suppose to eliminate these incompatibility problems, but a lack of standards still bedevils most firms.
Transgenic versions of a mosquito species that bedevils India are only 20 percent as likely to transmit a mouse version of the disease as the untransformed mosquitoes are, says Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
As Yehudi Webster, a sociologist quoted in a recent New Yorker article on race, put it: "It is not 'race' but a practice of racial classification that bedevils the society.
In one detailed, fastidiously plotted painting after another, Moore simultaneously instructs and bedevils the viewer, rendering intimate the numbing losses known to both AIDS sufferers and survivors.
And the fact that our first project together solved a customer problem that bedevils virtually every business is testimony to the potential of this partnership.
A bed bug that looks like the one that bedevils people specializes in cliff swallows and can kill chicks.
3]Citing a dramatic upswing in the population of aging Americans, the book, published by the IFEBP, takes dead aim at the financial shortfall that bedevils current state and federal programs and threatens emerging plans.
Citing a dramatic upswing in the population of aging Americans, the book, published by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP), takes dead aim at the financial shortfall that bedevils current state and federal programs and threatens emerging plans.
The Siebel marketing and sales alignment strategy demonstrates a compelling and well-executed response to a problem that bedevils many organizations," said Paul Wiefels of the IDC CMO Advisory Panel.
The Siebel marketing and sales alignment strategy demonstrated a compelling and well-executed response to a problem that bedevils many organizations," said Paul Wiefels of the IDC CMO Advisory Panel.
It clearly bedevils captive populations, enhancing expression of harmful recessive genes and hampering reproduction.