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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • v. To annoy, as with petty importunities; bother. See Synonyms at annoy.
  • v. To cause perplexity in; puzzle.
  • v. To bring distress or suffering to; plague or afflict.
  • v. To debate or discuss (a question, for example) at length.
  • v. To toss about or shake up.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To trouble aggressively, to harass.
  • v. To annoy, irritate.
  • v. To cause (mental) suffering to; to distress.
  • v. To twist, to weave.
  • v. To be irritated; to fret.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To toss back and forth; to agitate; to disquiet.
  • v. To make angry or annoyed by little provocations; to irritate; to plague; to torment; to harass; to afflict; to trouble; to tease.
  • v. To twist; to weave.
  • verb-intransitive. To be irritated; to fret.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To make angry by little provocations; excite slight anger or displeasure in; trouble by petty or light annoyances; irritate; tease; fret; plague; annoy; harass.
  • To make sorrowful; grieve; afflict; distress.
  • To agitate; disturb; overturn or throw into commotion; hence, to dispute; contest; cause to be discussed: in this sense chiefly used in the past participle: as, a vexed (much discussed but unsettled) question.
  • Synonyms Annoy, Plague, etc. (see tease), provoke, gall, chafe. To disquiet.
  • To fret; be teased or irritated; feel annoyed, angry, or distressed.
  • n. A trouble; a vexation.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress
  • v. subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation
  • v. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
  • v. change the arrangement or position of
  • v. be a mystery or bewildering to
  • Antonym
    Verb Form
    vexed    vexes    vexing   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    debate    deliberate   
    Cross Reference
    tease    trouble    annoy   
    vexingly    vexer    vexation    vexed    vexatious   
    Words with the same meaning
    tease    irritate    plague    torment    harass    afflict    trouble    twist    weave    fret   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Czechs    Ex    Lex    Rex    Tex    Triplex    X    aix    annex    becks   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    knotty    baffle    vexatious    chicken-and-egg    soon    abstruse    irksome    uncomplimentary    daunt    frustrate