- v. 使痛苦；使糊涂；虐待；搞糟
"The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly;
"These questions confuse even the experts"
"This question completely threw me"
"This question befuddled even the teacher"
- He is bedeviled by his mistaken ideas.
One age, he is hagridden, bewitched; the next, priestridden, befooled; in all ages, bedevilled.出自： Carlyle