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vex
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

2 uses
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Definition
to annoy or disturb
  • With a dim sense that he was vexed she looked steadily ahead as they trotted on near Melbury Down and Wingreen, till she saw, to her consternation, that there was yet another descent to be undergone.
    1 — The Maiden (70% in)
  • "How vexing!" said Tess.
    4 — The Consequence (90% in)

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