Anger related

vex
(v)
Meaning

annoy; distress

1st Sample Sentence

Stray dogs are generally harmless, but they may bite if you vex them in some way.

Root

vexare (shake, jolt, toss violently, attack, harass, trouble, annoy) (Latin)

Synonyms

beard, gall, goad, incense, incite, nettle, vex

Antonyms

appease, mollify, placate

Mnemonics

very similar to wax. and LADIES go for waxing, even though it is a very painful and annoying process.

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