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Words nearby besetting
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The besetting problem I have with it to this day, is do people want to know this?Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I found that I had been allowed to acquire certain bad habits and besetting sins—most people do.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Alcala had been brought up in aristocratic seclusiveness, and his besetting sin was pride.The Spanish Cavalier|Charlotte Maria Tucker
He had been so sure of himself (but self-pride had ever been his besetting sin).Robert Annys: Poor Priest|Annie Nathan Meyer