vex

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To cause (mental) suffering to; to distress
To annoy

Billy's professor was vexed by his continued failure to improve his grades.

{v} to provoke, disquiet, plague, torment
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"
To be irritated; to fret
subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation; "vex the subject of the death penalty
To twist; to weave
{f} anger, irritate, exasperate; puzzle, confuse and concern
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"
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)
To make angry or annoyed by little provocations; to irritate; to plague; to torment; to harass; to afflict; to trouble; to tease
disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me"
subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation; "vex the subject of the death penalty"
change the arrangement or position of
To to&?;s back and forth; to agitate; to disquiet
vexed
much debated, discussed or disputed

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

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

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

vexer
One who vexes; one who annoys
vexes
Third-person singular simple present indicative form of vex
vexer
{n} one who vexes or provokes, a disturber
vexed
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
vexed
Annoyed; harassed; troubled
vexed
{s} angry, annoyed; troubled, confused and concerned
vexed
Much debated or contested; causing discussion; as, a vexed question
vexed
past of vex
vexed
causing difficulty in finding an answer or solution; much disputed; "the vexed issue of priorities"; "we live in vexed and troubled times"
vexed
causing difficulty in finding an answer or solution; much disputed; "the vexed issue of priorities"; "we live in vexed and troubled times
vexed
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"
vexer
One who vexes or troubles
vexer
someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
vexes
third-person singular of vex
vexing
extremely annoying or displeasing; "his cavelier curtness of manner was exasperating"; "I've had an exasperating day"; "her infuriating indifference"; "the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening"
vexing
causing irritation or annoyance; "tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"; "aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"; "found it galling to have to ask permission"; "an irritating delay"; "nettlesome paperwork"; "a pesky mosquito"; "swarms of pestering gnats"; "a plaguey newfangled safety catch"; "a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him"; "a vexatious child"; "it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"
vexing
present participle of vex
vexingly
In a vexing manner
vexingly
annoyingly, in a bothersome manner, in an irritating manner
vexingly
In a vexing manner; so as to vex, tease, or irritate
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