To better see all uses of the word
vex
in
Oliver Twist
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
vex
Used In
Oliver Twist
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Mr. Brownlow paced the room to and fro for some minutes; evidently so much disturbed by the beadle’s tale, that even Mr. Grimwig forbore to vex him further.
  • ’And—and—good?’ asked Fagin, hesitating as though he feared to vex the other man by being too sanguine.
  • The Jew seemed much vexed by Oliver’s not expressing any greater curiosity on the subject; but the truth is, that, although Oliver felt very anxious, he was too much confused by the earnest cunning of Fagin’s looks, and his own speculations, to make any further inquiries just then.

  • There are no more uses of "vex" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • It is a vexing problem.
  • the chronic diseases which vex mankind

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading