Examples of vexing in a Sentence
the constantly changing schedule was somewhat vexing, but I coped
Recent Examples of vexing from the Web
Like Kershaw, Price is a 2018 opt-out candidate who’s on the DL – and Price is dealing with a vexing elbow issue that’s limited him to 66 innings this year.
The leaders are expected to delve into a series of vexing foreign policy issues, including the conflict in Syria and Russia's provocations in Ukraine.
That’s good news for engineers tasked with tackling the vexing question of sea level rise.
Trump has expressed frustration recently with North Korea's nuclear ambitions, which have become one of his most vexing international problems.
School’s out but a vexing math problem keeps weighing heavier over the Miami Marlins as summer nears midseason.
Yet while the loss of Turner seems to be the bigger problem on the surface, the bullpen’s latest meltdown is far more vexing.
But the crash underscored a vexing problem for automakers that want to gain an edge by launching technology that completely automates driving tasks.
The Navy isn’t the only service dealing with the vexing issue of oxygen deprivation, known as hypoxia, and the F-18 isn’t the only fighter jet affected.
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First Known Use of vexing
Synonymsabrasive, aggravating, bothersome, carking, chafing, disturbing, exasperating, frustrating, galling, irksome, irritating, maddening, nettlesome, nettling, peeving, pesky, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, pesty, plaguey (also plaguy), rankling, rebarbative, riling, vexatious, annoying
Related Wordsburdensome, discomforting, displeasing, disquieting, distressing, importunate, importune, inconveniencing; angering, enraging, infuriating; brattish, bratty, mischievous, offensive, troublesome, upsetting; distractive, painful, stressful, tiresome, troubling, trying, worrisome; biting, grating, jangling, jarring, spiny, thorny
Near Antonymsdelightful, pleasing
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