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Synonyms of vex

Verb


1. annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil, displease

usage: cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

2. worry, vex, perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorder

usage: disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me"

3. agitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up, move, displace

usage: change the arrangement or position of

4. vex, debate, deliberate

usage: subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation; "vex the subject of the death penalty"

5. perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound, confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate

usage: be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"

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