To trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations
But this destruction seems to have been done on purpose to vex us.
It seems that the children's antics will continue to vex the nanny.
His hopes of distinction were, however, cut short by a decree of the Polish diet, which, in order to vex the king, refused to sanction the continuance of the war.
Don't vex your mother; she's in a foul mood.
Melody felt that she was unable to invite guests over to her house, because it would vex her painfully shy husband.