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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
It is also a timely insight into the paralysis besetting US politics.
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
And then he walked about the room, reflecting on the curse of his life—his besetting sin—irresolution.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Cleverly though they manipulate, cleanliness is not their besetting weakness.
Borrowing was his besetting sin, and he was always head over ears in debt.
She held parley with her besetting sin, and her desire of 'the accursed thing' grew stronger.