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vex
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Crime and Punishment
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  • He felt vexed that he had come here.
  • But Dounia was vexed, and answered that ’words are not deeds,’ and that, of course, is perfectly true.
  • And she was sure to be vexed and ’answered her angrily.’
  • I feel vexed as it is, that I condescended to speak to Zametov yesterday in the restaurant….
  • I was so vexed that I lost my sleep.
  • We cure and prepare hides, we take work home…. most of all I was vexed….
  • I was vexed and I lost my sleep, and I began making inquiries.
  • When you came, perhaps in drink, and bade the porters go to the police station and asked about the blood, I was vexed that they let you go and took you for drunken.
  • I was vexed.
  • How vexed I am that when I was expounding our system, I referred prematurely to the question of personal privacy!
  • Sonia wrote simply that he had at first shown no interest in her visits, had almost been vexed with her indeed for coming, unwilling to talk and rude to her.
  • But all that’s nonsense," he added irritably, vexed at being carried away.

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

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