vexed

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Simple past tense and past participle of vex
annoyed, irritated or distressed

She became more and more vexed as she struggled to cope with the demands of the job.

much debated, discussed or disputed

the vexed question of whether or not to kiss on a first date.

A vexed problem or question is very difficult and causes people a lot of trouble. Ministers have begun work on the vexed issue of economic union Later Mr Moi raised the vexed question of refugees. see also vex = thorny
Annoyed; harassed; troubled
{s} angry, annoyed; troubled, confused and concerned
Much debated or contested; causing discussion; as, a vexed question
troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances; "harassed working mothers"; "a harried expression"; "her poor pestered father had to endure her constant interruptions"; "the vexed parents of an unruly teenager"
past of vex
causing difficulty in finding an answer or solution; much disputed; "the vexed issue of priorities"; "we live in vexed and troubled times"
causing difficulty in finding an answer or solution; much disputed; "the vexed issue of priorities"; "we live in vexed and troubled times
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{v} to provoke, disquiet, plague, torment
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subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation; "vex the subject of the death penalty
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If someone or something vexes you, they make you feel annoyed, puzzled, and frustrated. It vexed me to think of others gossiping behind my back = annoy + vexed vexed Exporters, farmers and industrialists alike are vexed and blame the government. + vexing vex·ing There remains, however, another and more vexing problem. see also vexed. to make someone feel annoyed or worried (vexer, from vexare)
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To be irritated; to fret
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{f} anger, irritate, exasperate; puzzle, confuse and concern
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cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
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be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"
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To make angry or annoyed by little provocations; to irritate; to plague; to torment; to harass; to afflict; to trouble; to tease
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disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me"
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To annoy
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subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation; "vex the subject of the death penalty"
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To cause (mental) suffering to; to distress
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To to&?;s back and forth; to agitate; to disquiet
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change the arrangement or position of
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To twist; to weave
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    Турецкое произношение

    vekst

    Произношение

    /ˈvekst/ /ˈvɛkst/

    Этимология

    [ veks ] (transitive verb.) 15th century. Middle English, from Middle French vexer, from Latin vexare to agitate, harry; probably akin to Latin vehere to convey; more at WAY.

    Слово дня

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