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vexatious

adjective uk   /vekˈseɪ.ʃəs/ old-fashioned us  
difficult to deal with and causing a lot of anger, worry, or argument: This settlement will resolve one of the most vexatious (= difficult) problems in the field of industrial relations.Annoying
vexatiously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
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