verb (used with object), tan·ta·lized, tan·ta·liz·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM tantalizetan·ta·li·za·tion, nountan·ta·liz·er, nounun·tan·ta·lized, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for tantalize
Apple has already begun to tantalize the market with a couple of nods in this direction.
Discoveries about the cosmos and ancient life on Earth tantalized scientists and the public in 2020.These science claims from 2020 could be big news if confirmed|Cassie Martin|December 23, 2020|Science News
There was just enough to tantalize the poor brutes without filling their stomachs.Popular Adventure Tales|Mayne Reid
Details had vanished eons ago, but something still remained to tantalize imagination.Shock Treatment|Stanley Mullen
Trying to tantalize their victim, the Apaches made thrusts at Ensign Dave, and then leaped nimbly back.Dave Darrin on Mediterranean Service|H. Irving Hancock
Therefore we call it to tantalize a person to offer him a thing he longs for, and then to draw it away from him.
This singular punishment inflicted upon Tantalus gave rise to the expression “to tantalize.”Myths of Greece and Rome|H. A. Guerber