vext

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vext

  1. (archaic) simple past tense and past participle of vex
    • 1859, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Idylls of the King, "The Coming of Arthur"
      What happiness to reign a lonely king,
      Vext — O ye stars that shudder over me,
      O earth that soundest hollow under me,
      Vext with waste dreams?
    • 1859, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Idylls of the King, "The Coming of Arthur"
      And that same night, the night of the new year,
      By reason of the bitterness and grief
      That vext his mother, all before his time
      Was Arthur born [...]
    • 1859, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Idylls of the King, "Holy Grail"
      [...] and thence
      Taking my war-horse from the holy man,
      Glad that no phantom vext me more, return'd
      To whence I came, the gate of Arthur's wars.