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vex

Pronunciation: /veks/

Translation of vex in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (annoy) irritar, sacar* de quicio
    Example sentences
    • I think I'll ask her this question that is vexing me so.
    • If the Declaration inspires us with lofty ideals, the Constitution vexes us with questions of interpretation.
    • The finding sheds further light on a question that has vexed scientists for years: How do birds navigate between nesting areas separated by thousands of miles with pinpoint accuracy?
    1.2 (worry, puzzle) desconcertar*

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