vexatiously


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vex·a·tious

 (vĕk-sā′shəs)
adj.
Causing or creating vexation; annoying: vexatious delays.

vex·a′tious·ly adv.
vex·a′tious·ness n.
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Adv.1.vexatiously - in a vexatious manner
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But, there!--Persons and Things do turn up so vexatiously in this life, and will in a manner insist on being noticed.
The court went on to state that the IGP could take action against the two officers under provisions outlined in the Police Order, 2002, which propose imprisonment for up to five years with fine for 'an officer who without lawful authority, or reasonable cause enters or searches or causes to be entered or searched any building, vessel, tent or place or vexatiously and unnecessarily seizes the property of any person or vexatiously and unnecessarily detains, searches or arrest any person or inflicts torture or violence to any person in his or her custody.'
Under section 156 of the Police Order, an officer who without lawful authority, or reasonable cause, enters or searches or causes to be entered or searched any building, vessel, tent or place or vexatiously and unnecessarily detains, searches or arrest any person or inflicts torture or violence to any person in his or her custody, shall, for every such offence, on conviction be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to five years and a fine.
the respondent (Compton) engineered a redundancy situation in order to procure the removal of the claimant and that the redundancy process was predetermined." The judge, however, refused a bid to have Mr Day's legal costs paid for by Compton, stating: "I am not satisfied that the respondent has acted vexatiously, abusively, disruptive or unreasonably."
SPV sought sanctions against the estate's attorneys, Brian Donahoe and Gerald Kroll, claiming that they "unreasonably and vexatiously multiplied the proceedings" and that Kroll submitted a forged discovery document.
Brearley] because 'the plaintiff's adversary complaint against him failed to state a cause of action and that the filing thereof was frivolous and, assuming arguendo that service of process was made, that said service was and is an abuse of process.' [Defendant Peter L.] Knox seek[s] sanctions [and] asserts that the Debtor and Attorney Brearley repeatedly supplied 'patently false and misleading information to the Court ' [and] points to conduct on the part of the Debtor and Attorney Brearley that unreasonably and vexatiously multiplied proceedings[.]
The statute provides: Any attorney or other person admitted to conduct cases in any court of the United States or any Territory thereof who so multiplies the proceedings in any case unreasonably and vexatiously may be required by the court to satisfy personally the excess costs, expenses, and attorneys fees reasonably incurred because of such conduct.
[section] An attorney who unreasonably and vexatiously 1927 multiplies a proceeding in federal court may be required to pay the excess costs that result from such conduct.
[section] 1927 (2012) (authorizing court sanctions for counsel "unreasonably and vexatiously" extending proceedings); FED.
But the turbulence in capital and currency markets that has accompanied the Fed's slow shift toward the increase will then likely continue, equally vexatiously.