1. Cause annoyance in;
    Disturb, especially by minor irritations (synset 201791774)
    "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
  2. Disturb the peace of mind of;
    Afflict with mental agitation or distress (synset 201769760)
    "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me"
  3. Change the arrangement or position of (synset 201422127)
  4. Subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation (synset 200814544)
    "vex the subject of the death penalty"
  5. Be a mystery or bewildering to (synset 200624056)
    "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"

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