Vex is defined as to bring trouble or distress to or to annoy.(verb)
An example of vex is for the flu to bring aches and pains to the sick individual.
See vex in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME vexen < MFr vexer, to vex, torment < L vexare, to shake, agitate < pp. stem of vehere, to carry: see way
See vex in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb vexed, vex·ing, vex·es
Origin: Middle English vexen
Origin: , from Old French vexer
Origin: , from Latin vexāre; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.
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