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Definition of vex

"vex" in the verb sense

1. annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil

cause annoyance in disturb, especially by minor irritations

"Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"

"It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

2. worry, vex

disturb the peace of mind of afflict with mental agitation or distress

"I cannot sleep

3. agitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up

change the arrangement or position of

4. vex

subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation

"vex the subject of the death penalty"

5. perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound

be a mystery or bewildering to

"This beats me!"

"Got me

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Quotations for vex

I pity you and vex myself. [ Ennius ]

It would vex a dog to see a pudding creep. [ Proverb ]

Here lies the body of Sarah Sexton,
Who as a wife did never vex one.
We can't say that for her at the next stone. [ Epitaph ]

Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs;
Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers' eyes;
Being vex'd, a sea nourish'd with lovers' tears:
What is it else? A madness most discreet,
A choking gall, and a preserving sweet. [ William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet ]

Superstition is in its death-lair; the last agonies may endure for decades or for centuries; but it carries the iron in its heart, and will not vex the earth any more. [ Carlyle ]

As small letters hurt the sight, so do small matters him that is too much intent upon them; they vex and stir up anger, which begets an evil habit in him in reference to greater affairs. [ Plutarch ]

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vex in Scrabble®

The word vex is playable in Scrabble®, no blanks required.

Scrabble® Letter Score: 13

Highest Scoring Scrabble® Plays In The Letters vex:

VEX
(39)
VEX
(39)
VEX
(39)
 

All Scrabble® Plays For The Word vex

VEX
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VEX
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VEX
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VEX
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VEX
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VEX
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VEX
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VEX
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VEX
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VEX
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VEX
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The 23 Highest Scoring Scrabble® Plays For Words Using The Letters In vex

VEX
(39)
VEX
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VEX
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VEX
(29)
EX
(27)
EX
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VEX
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VEX
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VEX
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VEX
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EX
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VEX
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VEX
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EX
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EX
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EX
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VEX
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VEX
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VEX
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VEX
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EX
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EX
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EX
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vex in Words With Friends™

The word vex is playable in Words With Friends™, no blanks required.

Words With Friends™ Letter Score: 14

Highest Scoring Words With Friends™ Plays In The Letters vex:

VEX
(42)
VEX
(42)
VEX
(42)
 

All Words With Friends™ Plays For The Word vex

VEX
(42)
VEX
(42)
VEX
(42)
VEX
(40)
VEX
(30)
VEX
(28)
VEX
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VEX
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VEX
(27)
VEX
(24)
VEX
(22)
VEX
(19)
VEX
(16)
VEX
(15)
VEX
(14)

The 24 Highest Scoring Words With Friends™ Plays Using The Letters In vex

VEX
(42)
VEX
(42)
VEX
(42)
VEX
(40)
VEX
(30)
VEX
(28)
VEX
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VEX
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EX
(27)
EX
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VEX
(27)
EX
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VEX
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VEX
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VEX
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EX
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EX
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EX
(17)
VEX
(16)
VEX
(15)
VEX
(14)
EX
(11)
EX
(10)
EX
(9)
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Words within the letters of vex

2 letter words in vex (1 word)

3 letter words in vex (1 word)

vex + 2 blanks (6 words)

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Word Growth involving vex

Shorter words in vex

ex

Longer words containing vex

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convex convexed
convex convexes
convex convexity biconvexity
convex convexly
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convex nonconvex
convex paraconvex
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