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vexatious

adjective     /vekˈseɪ.ʃəs/ old-fashioned
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     /-li/ adverb
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