vexes

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[vex]

If something vexes you, it brings you trouble or difficulty. In other words, it annoys, worries, distresses, irritates, bothers, or puzzles you.

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To tos back and forth; to agitate; to disquiet.

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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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subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation; "vex the subject of the death penalty"

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change the arrangement or position of

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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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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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v. t.
To to/s back and forth; to agitate; to disquiet.

v. t.
To make angry or annoyed by little provocations; to irritate; to plague; to torment; to harass; to afflict; to trouble; to tease.

v. t.
To twist; to weave.

v. i.
To be irritated; to fret.


Vex

Vex , v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vexed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Vexing.] [F. vexer, L. vexare, vexatum, to vex, originally, to shake, toss, in carrying, v. intens. fr. vehere, vectum, to carry. See Vehicle.] 1. To tos back and forth; to agitate; to disquiet.
White curl the waves, and the vexed ocean roars.
2. To make angry or annoyed by little provocations; to irritate; to plague; to torment; to harass; to afflict; to trouble; to tease. "I will not vex your souls." Shak.
Then thousand torments vex my heart.
3. To twist; to weave. [R.]
Some English wool, vexed in a Belgian loom.
Syn. -- See Tease.

Vex

Vex, v. i. To be irritated; to fret. [R.] Chapman.

To tos back and forth; to agitate; to disquiet.

To be irritated; to fret.

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