January 20th, 2021

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Word of the Day 01/20/21 Vexatious

Vexatious (adjective)
vex·a·tious [vek-sey-shuhs]
(previously 07-02-13)

adjective
1. causing vexation; troublesome; annoying: a vexatious situation.
2. Law. (of legal actions) instituted without sufficient grounds and serving only to cause annoyance to the defendant.
3. disorderly; confused; troubled.

OTHER WORDS FROM VEXATIOUS
vex·a·tious·ly, adverb
vex·a·tious·ness, noun
non·vex·a·tious, adjective
non·vex·a·tious·ly, adverb

WORDS RELATED TO VEXATIOUS
annoying, burdensome, disagreeable, disappointing, disturbing, irksome, irritating, mean, pesky, provoking, teasing, troublesome, trying, ugly, unpleasant, wicked, worrisome, worrying, nagging, tormenting

SYNONYMS FOR VEXATIOUS
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1. disturbing, provoking, irritating.

ANTONYMS FOR VEXATIOUS
1. delightful.

Origin: 1525–35; vexati(on) + -ous

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR VEXATIOUS
In vexatious Latin America, they knew that a blue chip ego was an asset.
THE RISE AND FALL OF BRAZILIAN BILLIONAIRE EIKE BATISTA|MAC MARGOLIS|NOVEMBER 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST

The vexatious and wasteful conflict between naturalism and humanism is terminated.
RECONSTRUCTION IN PHILOSOPHY|JOHN DEWEY

The wait was vexatious, but Jack amused himself with noting the peculiar furnishings of the room, that served for an office.
THE MOTOR GIRLS AT LOOKOUT BEACH|MARGARET PENROSE

These vexatious circumstances animated his endeavours, while they irritated his chagrin.
THE ADVENTURES OF PEREGRINE PICKLE, VOLUME I|TOBIAS SMOLLETT

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
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A to Z Challenge

Here’s the rules:
1) 100 words or 1 graphic for each letter of the alphabet.

It’s that easy.
And perk – It’s the alphabet you know what’s coming if you want to get ahead of it. There is no need for your work to all connect. There is no need for them to be in order.

Like the Numbers challenge, if you are stuck or would like a random word to use, poke me and I will provide.

Now everyone give me a

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1MW-WIP3
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WIP Push: check-in and some prompts



We're reaching the mid-point of Week One of the WIP Push, so I'm here to offer you some prompts in case you need something to get you past a hump, or you've painted yourself into a corner and need a new paintbrush to get yourself out again!

Three orphaned prompts from previous challenges I've located in my vault:

1. His fear began when he woke up alone.
2. Heavy traffic.
3. Whatever you want, my love.

Use them how you will in your WIP - if they're useful and get you going, please let us know here. You can even post an excerpt from your writing, if you want. I know I'd love to see it!

And otherwise, if you need any other help or want to chat about how you're doing; we're here for that too!