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vex
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  • Do poor Tom some charity, whom the foul fiend vexes:—there could I have him now,—and there,—and there again, and there.
  • Vex not his ghost: O, let him pass! he hates him That would upon the rack of this rough world Stretch him out longer.
  • Alack, ’tis he: why, he was met even now As mad as the vex’d sea; singing aloud; Crown’d with rank fumiter and furrow weeds, With harlocks, hemlock, nettles, cuckoo-flowers, Darnel, and all the idle weeds that grow In our sustaining corn.

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  • It is a vexing problem.
  • the chronic diseases which vex mankind

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