Usage examples for vexing

  1. Here was I thinking of her as my wife, before, perhaps, she had a suspicion of the passion with which she had inspired me- vexing my heart, wearying my thoughts, before I had even spoken to her, as if the perilous discovery of our marriage were already at hand! – Basil by Wilkie Collins
  2. I know it full well; but between now and when you open fire is a vexing time, during which many a good man has lost his head, therefore have a care just at this moment. – The Minute Boys of Boston by James Otis