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vex - Dictionary definition and meaning for word vex

Definition
(verb) cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
Synonyms : annoy , bother , chafe , devil , get at , get to , gravel , irritate , nark , nettle , rag , rile
Example Sentence
  • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
  • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

Definition
(verb) disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress
Synonyms : worry
Example Sentence
  • I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me

Definition
(verb) change the arrangement or position of
Definition
(verb) subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation
Example Sentence
  • vex the subject of the death penalty

Definition
(verb) be a mystery or bewildering to
Example Sentence
  • This beats me!
  • Got me--I don't know the answer!
  • a vexing problem
  • This question really stuck me

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vex

very similar to wax....and LADIES go for waxing, even though it is a very painful and annoying process.
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by preetisoni2411

Vex and perplex both mean, to confuse.
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by pushpa_edit

Vex and sex..both are confusing :p
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by Reasat

vex : v = very , ex = extrime. anything very extreme is annoying.
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by noyon

V think of our EX, it makes us disturb, irritated and annoys us
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by nikhilparasher

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