1 He was silent for a moment; and then proceeded with a more self-possessed air, though with traces of vexation and disappointment that would not be polished out.
2 Long they fought equally, until the Miller began to lose temper at finding himself so stoutly opposed, and at hearing the laughter of his companions, who, as usual in such cases, enjoyed his vexation.
3 Clifford, seated a prisoner, was white with vexation.
4 She crept in sheer misery through the holly and through the wooden fence, stumbled down the little ditch and up into the lane, where Hilda was just getting out of the car in vexation.
5 This news affected Connie in her state of semi-stupefied well-being with vexation amounting to exasperation.
6 At first he scarcely said anything; his looks only expressed his extreme surprise and vexation, and he walked to the gate and stood there, without seeming to know what to do.
7 Tom walked out of the room as he said it, and Edmund was left to sit down and stir the fire in thoughtful vexation.
8 Everybody began to have their vexation.
9 She saw decision in his looks, and her surprise and vexation required some minutes' silence to be settled into composure.
10 They had talked, and they had been silent; he had reasoned, she had ridiculed; and they had parted at last with mutual vexation.
11 What was tranquillity and comfort to Fanny was tediousness and vexation to Mary.
12 Her vexation did not end with the week.
13 Another momentary vexation occurred.
14 A flush of vexation passed over her expressive face.
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15 Nevertheless, either sheer obstinacy or vexation at being parted from their new friends caused the strange team absolutely to refuse to move a leg.