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beset

verb
     
beā€§set past tense and past participle beset, present participle besetting [transitive] formal
1 [usually passive] to make someone experience serious problems or dangers
beset somebody with/by something
The business has been beset with financial problems.
the injuries which have beset the team all season
2

besetting sin

a particular bad feature or habit - often used humorously

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