prefix forming verbs:
1》 all over; all round: bespatter.
    ↘thoroughly; excessively: bewilder.
2》 (added to intransitive verbs and to adjectives and nouns) expressing transitive action: bemoan|befriend.
3》 (added to nouns) affect with: befog.
    ↘(added to adjectives) cause to be: befoul.
4》 (forming adjectives ending in -ed) having; covered with: bejewelled.
OE, weak form of 'by'.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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