A stunned and tantalized Chinese public is now eagerly awaiting Gu Kailai's day in court.
The minutes dragged, and to the hungry scouts it seemed as though the two partridges had tantalized them long enough.
This had tantalized Reginald more than he chose to avow, even to himself.
The rebels no longer jeered at and tantalized our boys with inquiries as to when they proposed to start for 'Pine Forest Prison.'
For a few moments the captives had been tantalized with a hope of release.
One little pill aint much when you take in how shes been tantalized.
Tell me, Cary—tell me out of pity; I am too weak to be tantalized.
No wonder that the effect of the refreshing beverage of yesterday was soon gone, and that I began to be tantalized anew by thirst.
It was the girl who had tantalized him while they had been sitting on the rock.
He is not tantalized by the idea that from this or that point he could see something still finer, if he could but reach it.
1590s, from Latin Tantalus, from Greek Tantalos, king of Phrygia, son of Zeus, punished in the afterlife (for an offense variously given) by being made to stand in a river up to his chin, under branches laden with fruit, all of which withdrew from his reach whenever he tried to eat or drink. His story was known to Chaucer (c.1369).