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vex
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Northanger Abbey
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  • I think her as beautiful as an angel, and I am so vexed with the men for not admiring her!
  • Catherine was disappointed and vexed.
  • You do not know how vexed I am; I shall have no pleasure at Clifton, nor in anything else.
  • But Mr. Thorpe only laughed, smacked his whip, encouraged his horse, made odd noises, and drove on; and Catherine, angry and vexed as she was, having no power of getting away, was obliged to give up the point and submit.
  • I read it a little as a duty, but it tells me nothing that does not either vex or weary me.
  • She was very much vexed, and meant to make her apology as soon as possible.
  • She could not help being vexed at the non-appearance of Mr. Thorpe, for she not only longed to be dancing, but was likewise aware that, as the real dignity of her situation could not be known, she was sharing with the scores of other young ladies still sitting down all the discredit of wanting a partner.
  • With a triumphant smile of self-satisfaction, the general wished he could do the same, for he never entered his, without being vexed in some way or other, by its falling short of his plan.

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

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