Joshing and Vexing


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Joshing adjective – Marked by or expressive of mild or good-natured teasing.
Vexing and joshing are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Vexing" instead an adjective "Joshing".
Nearby Word: josh
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Vexing adjective – Causing annoyance.
Joshing and vexing are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Joshing" instead an adjective "Vexing".
Nearby Words: vexed, vexation
Synonyms for Vexing
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Vexing and Joshing. (2016). Retrieved 2020, February 16, from
Joshing & Vexing. N.p., 2016. Web. 16 Feb. 2020. <>.
Vexing or Joshing. 2016. Accessed February 16, 2020.

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