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 for Vexatious suit
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Vexatious \Vex*a"tious\, a. [See Vexation.]
     1. Causing vexation; agitating; afflictive; annoying; as, a
        vexatious controversy; a vexatious neighbor. "Continual
        vexatious wars." --South.
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     2. Full of vexation, trouble, or disquiet; disturbed.
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              He leads a vexatious life.            --Sir K.
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     Vexatious suit (Law), a suit commenced for the purpose of
        giving trouble, or without cause.
        [1913 Webster] -- Vex*a"tious*ly, adv. --
        Vex*a"tious*ness, n.
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