Tantalizing definition

tantəlīziŋ
That tantalizes.
adjective
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Tantalizing is getting someone interested or excited, especially when you get someone excited in a teasing manner about something he or she cannot have.

When you make someone a delicious meal and present it on the table, this is an example of tantalizing the person with food.

When someone comes very close to a promotion but isn't actually promoted, this is an example of a tantalizing someone with achievement.

verb
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Teasing; tempting, but beyond reach.
adjective
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Present participle of tantalize.
verb
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Tempting; enticing.

The tantalizing aroma of freshly baked bread.

adjective
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