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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 North London stadium was due for completion in August 2005, but its development was beset by problems.
WHEN supersonic Concorde first took off in the 19 60s its production was beset with problems.
Ignatius himself was praying five or six hours a day and fasting soon after his conversion, but suddenly was beset by doubts about whether he had confessed all his past sins.
Proposition Q was beset by controversy during the campaign, ranging from questions over its compliance with state law, its cost, and the timing of the election with the San Fernando Valley and Harbor Area secession issues likely to go before voters later this year.
Rain forced cancellation of the Pebble Beach tournament three weeks ago and last week's Hawaiian stop was beset by cold winds for three rounds.