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Overview of verb vex

The verb vex has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil

(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")

2. worry, vex

(disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep

3. agitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up

(change the arrangement or position of)

4. vex

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

5. perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound

(be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me


Overview of adj vexed

The adj vexed has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. annoyed, harassed, harried, pestered, 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")

2. vexed

(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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