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vex

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvexvex /veks/ verb [transitive] old-fashioned  to make someone feel annoyed or worriedvexing adjective a vexing problem→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
vexThe problem was considered particularly vexing because, as the research of contemporaries showed, it affected middle class women most.The nature of its relationship to the poor is perhaps the most vexing ethical issue that Holy Trinity faces.But rendering attention to these vexing questions is prudent and the right thing to do.
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Verb table
vex
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyvex
he, she, itvexes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyvexed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave vexed
he, she, ithas vexed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad vexed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill vex
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have vexed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam vexing
he, she, itis vexing
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you, we, theyare vexing
Past
I, he, she, itwas vexing
you, we, theywere vexing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been vexing
he, she, ithas been vexing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been vexing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be vexing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been vexing
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