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vex
used in The Magic Mountain

2 uses
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Definition
to annoy or disturb
  • But he was vexed by objective problems as well, about which the cousins had already heard: the sort of sanatorium affair with which everyone was only all too familiar.
    6.4 - An Outburst of Temper / Something Very Embarrassing (27% in)
  • And he walked on, wearing those everlasting pastel checked trousers, leaving Hans Castorp behind, presumably "cut to the quick" by so much trenchant significance—and to some extent he was, although he was also vexed and amused by the notion that he was supposed to be.
    6.1 - Changes (45% in)

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