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Etymology

From Old French vexer, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] vēxāre (disturb, agitate).

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to vex

Third person singular
vex

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to vex (third-person singular simple present vex, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To annoy.
    Billy's professor was vexed by his continued failure to improve his grades.
  2. (transitive) To cause (mental) suffering to; to distress.

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