irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit"
inform or spy (for the police)
cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations;
causing misery or pain or distress; "it was a sore trial to him"; "the painful process of growing up"
an open skin infection
roused to anger; "stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain; "she gets mad when you wake her up so early"; "mad at his friend"; "sore over a remark"
hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw"
causing difficulty in finding an answer or solution; much disputed; "the vexed issue of priorities"; "we live in vexed and troubled times"
troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances; "harassed working mothers"; "a harried expression"; "her poor pestered father had to endure her constant interruptions"; "the vexed parents of an unruly teenager"