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Bes

shaggy-haired, shortlegged god with tail. [Egyptian Myth.: Leach, 138]
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Similar problems beset most of the large, established brands.
will not get pay raises next year, a move aimed at helping the telephone company contend with falling revenues in an industry beset with price wars and competition from wireless and Internet-based calling.
Nick attends prep school in Manhattan and comes from a wealthy family--but, like Holden Caulfield, phonies and doubts beset him, and danger lurks at every turn.
One of a string of mishaps that has beset Mir since February, the June collision was a potentially life-threatening event that bent solar arrays and crumpled radiators attached to Spektr and punctured the module's skin.
Beset by rising retirement costs for police officers and firefighters, Glendale's budget is already $8 million in the hole, despite cuts of $5 million last year, Starbird said.
The tale reveals much about them and their culture at the brink of new inventions and philosophy, beset by something evil from the past.
31 Science, they also report finding mutations in the gene, now called GLCA1, in a family beset with adult-onset glaucoma and in a few glaucoma patients with no obvious family history of the disease.
Pension Funds are beset with severe underfunding, growing liabilities and greater expenses.
The audit also found the Department of Children and Family Services' Independent Living Program, which has an $18 million annual budget, delayed the distribution of laptop computers and gift certificates intended for school supplies and is beset with inefficiencies and poor staff productivity.
It is beset by various warring groups from the south and north, until Captain Grus of the navy steps up, crowning himself king.
Small, infertile, beset with neurological problems, and prone to deadly cancer within their first few months of life, the mice in Anthony Wynshaw- Boris' laboratory at the National Center for Human Genome Research in Bethesda, Md.