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vex
used in Main Street

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Definition
to annoy or disturb
  • She was vexed.
    Chapter 6 (92% in)
  • For a year Vida loved Carol, longed to and did not pry into the details of her relations with Kennicott, enjoyed her spirit of play as expressed in childish tea-parties, and, with the mystic bond between them forgotten, was healthily vexed by Carol's assumption that she was a sociological messiah come to save Gopher Prairie.
    Chapter 21 (38% in)
  • In the afternoon, when she went to Oleson & McGuire's (formerly Dahl & Oleson's), Carol was vexed by the assumption of the youthful clerk, recently come from the farm, that he had to be neighborly and rude.
    Chapter 24 (3% in)

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