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vex
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • Alyosha was even more disconcerted and vexed.
  • There, my darling, I couldn’t do anything to vex you.
  • But, suddenly feeling vexed with himself, he turned away with a curse and went to the tavern to play billiards.
  • "—he corrected himself hurriedly—"don’t be vexed with me for my restiveness, I beg you again.
  • Good-by, gentlemen, don’t be vexed with me for having shouted at you during the examination.
  • She was holding his hand and seemed to be laughing, while he, seeming vexed and not looking at her, was saying something in a loud voice to Maximov, who sat the other side of the table, facing Grushenka.
  • The justice of the peace smiled and was vexed with himself at once for having smiled.
  • And whenever I go to see him, he seems vexed at my coming, so I’ve not been to him for the last three weeks.
  • What’s he scolding about?" said Grushenka, suddenly vexed.

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

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