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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Causing difficulty in finding an answer or solution; Troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances.

Usage examples (37)
  • The vexed issue of priorities
  • Adjective : vexed at the slow salesclerks. ,a vexed question
  • Verb (used with object) : His noisy neighbors often vexed him. ,Lack of money vexes many. ,to vex a question endlessly without agreeing
  • The easy security of tone with which Jeff pronounced the name vexed for more
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