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vex
used in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

3 uses
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Definition
to annoy or disturb
  • Thus brooding as he sat among them, he caught sight of Minerva and went straight to the gate, for he was vexed that a stranger should be kept waiting for admittance.
    Book 1 (27% in)
  • "When, however, we had sacked the city of Priam, and were setting sail in our ships as heaven had dispersed us, then Jove saw fit to vex the Argives on their homeward voyage; for they had not all been either wise or understanding, and hence many came to a bad end through the displeasure of Jove's daughter Minerva, who brought about a quarrel between the two sons of Atreus.
    Book 3 (26% in)
  • "Do not scold me, mother," answered Telemachus, "nor vex me, seeing what a narrow escape I have had, but wash your face, change your dress, go upstairs with your maids, and promise full and sufficient hecatombs to all the gods if Jove will only grant us our revenge upon the suitors.
    Book 17 (8% in)

There are no more uses of "vex" in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler).

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