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Use "besetment" in a sentence
"The man's abiding obsession -- if we may call his besetment thus -- changed in practically all essential regards the manners and the practices of his daily life."
"In the mean time the wind had been driving the ice so fast off the land as to form for us a clear communication with the open water before seen to the eastward; and thus we were at length liberated from our confinement, after a close and tedious "besetment" of twenty-four days."
""besetment," for, in fact, it was now nothing more."