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The team knew that the gas varied naturally with sunspots, seasons, and latitude, but this drop-off vexed them.

You can understand why it vexes supporters of activist government.

That Coulson and Brooks are close friends of the prime minister vexes the picture still further.

And here I spoke and saluted Mrs. Pierce, but being in haste could not learn of her where her lodgings are, which vexes me.

I shewed him no friendly look, but he took no notice to me of the Wardrobe business, which vexes me.

I must refuse your application, then, although I see it vexes you.

Nothing vexes a man so much as the consciousness of being an object of mirth or ridicule.

In the matter of Savoy, it has vexed and vexes me, I do confess to you.


On this page you'll find 64 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vexes, such as: annoy, disturb, perplex, exasperate, displease, and peeve.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.