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1.1(annoyed)(tone/expression) irritadoto be vexed — estar enfadado Spain
- A fairly large crowd had gathered, including even Peter, who looked both vexed and worried at the same time.
- He certainly did get more annoyed and vexed than other people seemed to, when things didn't quite go his way.
- Something that makes me surprised, astonished, vexed and angry is that there are persons and gangs year after year who appear to have a kind of license to cheat foreign tourists.
- With that Cheni sighed in frustration, vexed at having him not be able to understand him.
- Retyping the name and checking the spelling, Velsen got frustrated and was quite vexed at the computer.
- As his voice trailed I became more irritated, vexed at how he refused to answer me, let alone really pay attention to me.
- I was actually mad at this new French boss - miffed, annoyed, vexed - about getting promoted.
- She was starting to feel a bit vexed and it displeased her greatly.
2(contentious)(subject/issue) polémico(subject/issue) controvertidothe vexed question of … — el polémico / controvertido tema de …
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