BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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vex

How to sign: 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";

bother in BSL Watch how to sign bother in British Sign Language
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annoy in BSL Watch how to sign annoy in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: bother, annoy, irritate, chafe, gravel, nettle, nark, rile, get at, get to, rag, devil

Categories: displease

Within this category: get, eat into, peeve, ruffle, fret, harass, antagonize

vex

How to sign: 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";

puzzle in BSL Watch how to sign puzzle in British Sign Language
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See also: solve, figure out, puzzle over, puzzle out, lick, work, work out

Similiar / Same: puzzle, bewilder, amaze, mystify, baffle, perplex, gravel, nonplus, stupefy, flummox, pose, beat, get, stick, dumbfound

Categories: confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate

Within this category: stump, riddle, elude

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