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


But my younger daughter, Mrs General, rather worries and vexes my thoughts.

Oh, you know, my pet—I'm sorry if it vexes you—I loved that baby!

It's not the giving him the money that vexes me, but the knowledge that he must make a bad use of it.

If the child only were a boy there would be no need of Floyd marrying, and it vexes her.

That is what vexes me so terribly—to think it was my own fault!

But it looks to me rather as though——Well, we won't say any more about it since it vexes you.

How easily they put in practice the philosophy that vexes itself not about the future!

It vexes you not to be the one always to give aid and comfort.

If any one vexes her, she begins to cry; if pleased, she laughs.

If it vexes you my thinking it, I won't, dear; I reelly won't.