annoy (n.)
trouble, vexation, distress
3H6 V.vii.45[Edward to all] Farewell, sour annoy!
Luc.1109[] mirth doth search the bottom of annoy
Luc.1370[] the power of Greece ... / Threatening cloud-kissing Ilion with annoy
Sonn.8.4[] Why lovs't thou that which thou receiv'st not gladly, / Or else receiv'st with pleasure thine annoy?
Tit IV.i.49[Titus to Lavinia] rape, I fear, was root of thy annoy
Ven.497[Venus to Adonis] But now I lived, and life was death's annoy
Ven.599[of Venus] That worse than Tantalus' is her annoy, / To clip Elysium and to lack her joy
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