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assail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards"

decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems)

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The England captain has been beset by rumours he had a fling with his former assistant, Rebecca Loos.
Somalia has been beset by chaos and violence, with no central government since 1991.
On its way to America, though, ``Pinocchio'' has been beset with problems that would confound even the Blue Fairy.
However, the organization also has been beset with fired-raising problems during the past year.
The recycled paperboard packaging industry has been beset by serious difficulties over the past years, including the rise in the value of the Canadian dollar against the U.
The 31-year-old is in Delhi as captain of Wales but has been beset by a back problem that has lingered since the Beijing Olympics.
Yet it has been beset with problems, with its swimming pool regularly closed for lengthy periods.
Since the 2005 Ashes triumph over Australia, Jones, pictured right, has been beset by knee problems and underwent further surgery last September after taking 42 wickets in his debut season at New Road.
Boldmere and New Oscott residents have been beset by a wide range of issues - the scandal of the derelict Fosseway tower block continues to overshadow the area and there are weeds everywhere," he said.
The income protection market has been beset by problems of consumer apathy and confusion, while low levels of state incapacity benefits, a rising appetite for protection products and an increase in the cost of critical illness cover have been growth drivers.