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vex
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Emma
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  • He was very much vexed.
  • She was vexed.
  • EMMA BY JANE AUSTEN VOLUME I CHAPTER I Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex her.
  • —She did look vexed, she did speak pointedly—and at last, with a decision of action unusual to her, proposed a removal.
  • She was vexed beyond what could have been expressed—almost beyond what she could conceal.

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

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