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vexing

adjective

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vexing

verb
present participle of vex

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The first known use of vexing was in 1569

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“Vexing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/vexing. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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