vex

  1. verb
    subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation; "vex the subject of the death penalty"
  2. verb
    be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don``t know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"
  3. verb
    disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter``s health is worrying me"
  4. verb
    cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
  5. verb
    change the arrangement or position of