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beryllium a chemical element of the alkaline-earth group that has four protons in each nucleus and occurs in pure form as a hard, light, gray solid, chiefly used in alloys with copper and in aerospace material. (symbol: Be)
bescreen (archaic) to conceal as if by covering with a screen; hide from sight.
beseech to request urgently; implore. [3 definitions]
beset to set upon or assail from all sides; besiege. [2 definitions]
besetting constantly attacking, troubling, or preoccupying, as a temptation or sin.
beside next to; at the side of. [3 definitions]
beside oneself in a state of extreme agitation or excitement.
besides moreover. [4 definitions]
beside the point not relevant to the main focus of interest or discussion.
besiege to surround with enemy forces; lay siege to. [2 definitions]
besmear to stain or soil by, or as if by, smearing.
besmirch to tarnish or soil. [2 definitions]
besom a broom, esp. one formed by a bundle of twigs or brush attached to a handle.
be sorry to suffer the consequences.
besot to confuse or make foolish with, or as if with, strong drink (often used reflexively).
besought a past tense and past participle of beseech.
bespangle to cover or decorate with, or as with, spangles.
bespatter to splash and soil with drops or bits of matter; spatter. [2 definitions]
bespeak to arrange for or reserve in advance. [2 definitions]
bespectacled wearing eyeglasses.
be spoiling for (informal) to be eager for.