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synonyms for vexes

  • afflict
  • agitate
  • annoy
  • displease
  • disquiet
  • disturb
  • embarrass
  • exasperate
  • gall
  • infuriate
  • irk
  • irritate
  • offend
  • peeve
  • perplex
  • rile
  • torment
  • abrade
  • aggravate
  • anger
  • chafe
  • depress
  • eat
  • fret
  • harass
  • harry
  • hassle
  • molest
  • needle
  • nettle
  • pester
  • pique
  • plague
  • provoke
  • rasp
  • ride
  • tease
  • trouble
  • upset
  • worry
  • be at
  • get in one's hair
  • get under one's skin
  • give a bad time
  • give a hard time
  • grate on
  • put out
  • tick off
  • turn off
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antonyms for vexes

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  • aid
  • appease
  • calm
  • comfort
  • delight
  • ease
  • help
  • make happy
  • please
  • quiet
  • soothe
  • assist
  • cheer
  • mollify
  • support
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The team knew that the gas varied naturally with sunspots, seasons, and latitude, but this drop-off vexed them.
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And here I spoke and saluted Mrs. Pierce, but being in haste could not learn of her where her lodgings are, which vexes me.
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I shewed him no friendly look, but he took no notice to me of the Wardrobe business, which vexes me.
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I must refuse your application, then, although I see it vexes you.
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Nothing vexes a man so much as the consciousness of being an object of mirth or ridicule.
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In the matter of Savoy, it has vexed and vexes me, I do confess to you.
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The same also greatly vexes your friend Joachim; just as if you could accomplish anything by your useless cares.
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I have been, years ago, accustomed always to wear a sword, and to be without one now vexes me.
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I don't like your way of saving shillings: nothing vexes me but that it does not make Stella a coward in a coach.
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As to the rest, nothing vexes me so much in folly as that it is more satisfied with itself than any reason can reasonably be.
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