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    • Join Date: Aug 2006
    • Posts: 52
    #1

    vex?

    In the following question,

    He was greatly vexed by the new and unexpected development.

    A. astonished
    B. annoyed
    C. enlightened
    D. contended

    I don't know the correct answer.
    which is the difference between A(astonished) and B(annoyed)

    Please help me.


    • Join Date: May 2006
    • Posts: 150
    #2

    Re: vex?

    Quote Originally Posted by cutemina1211 View Post
    In the following question,
    He was greatly vexed by the new and unexpected development.
    A. astonished
    B. annoyed
    C. enlightened
    D. contended
    I don't know the correct answer.
    which is the difference between A(astonished) and B(annoyed)
    Please help me.
    Vex - to annoy (to bother in a way that displeases); to pester; to confuse.
    Astonish - to fill with surprise or wonder; to amaze

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