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vexation
 n.  act of vexing, or state of being vexed; agitation; disquiet; trouble; irritation
Classic Sentence: (60 in 5 pages)
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.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
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.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
3  Clifford, seated a prisoner, was white with vexation.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 13
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.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 16
5  This news affected Connie in her state of semi-stupefied well-being with vexation amounting to exasperation.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
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.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
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.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
8  Everybody began to have their vexation.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
9  She saw decision in his looks, and her surprise and vexation required some minutes' silence to be settled into composure.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
10  They had talked, and they had been silent; he had reasoned, she had ridiculed; and they had parted at last with mutual vexation.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
11  What was tranquillity and comfort to Fanny was tediousness and vexation to Mary.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
12  Her vexation did not end with the week.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
13  Another momentary vexation occurred.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 23
14  A flush of vexation passed over her expressive face.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House
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.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER V
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