beset - Dictionary definition and meaning for word beset
beset. bees+attack. imagine bees attack on u from all directions.
beset sounds like be set(ready) to face attack from all directions
be+set ~ Once the batsman is SET, he can easily attack the bowlers and make runs on all sides.
The new batsman is yet to be set, so he will be hemed in by all fielders.
when smthing is not able to 'set' in then its in trouble from all directions
when product release dates are set that time employees feel the pressure or harass or trouble from all the direction.)