Master was vexed and anxious—almost angry, and yet full of solicitude.
"Mother, don't be vexed with a fellow," he said more gently.
He was not vexed that he had made her cry, but vexed that she cried.
Don't be vexed at what I say; I know you advise for my good; but you do not know how I feel in this matter.
He was vexed with the young volunteer and vexed with himself.