Having a lot of trouble with something, or having to deal with a lot of something that causes problems. (Cambridge Dictionary)
To set or stud with or as if with ornaments. (Merriam – Webster)
(of a problem or difficulty) trouble (someone or something) persistently. (Oxford Dictionaries)
If someone or something is beset by problems or fears, they have many problems or fears which affect them severely. (Collins Dictionary)
Beset. Cartoon and Comics.
Beset by birth, decay and death.