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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.

She had been vexed by Ned's admiration for me; and yet—and yet she didn't understand.

He was the Cacique of the Sun and he was vexed because he had not been called earlier.

For he was vexed at the scratches he had got in the struggle.

I was vexed and puzzled, and distressed, too, after sending John away as I had done.

In the end I was vexed, and resolved to be even with her by not visiting the wood for some time.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., past participle adjective from vex. Phrase vexed question attested from 1848.

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