Vex

Definition of Vex

Pronunciation: vĕks
v. t.1.To toss back and forth; to agitate; to disquiet.
[imp. & p. p. Vexed (vĕkst); p. pr. & vb. n. Vexing.]
White curl the waves, and the vexed ocean roars.
- Pope.
2.To make angry or annoyed by little provocations; to irritate; to plague; to torment; to harass; to afflict; to trouble; to tease.
Ten thousand torments vex my heart.
- Prior.
3.To twist; to weave.
Some English wool, vexed in a Belgian loom.
- Dryden.
v. i.1.To be irritated; to fret.

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