verb (used with object), tan·ta·lized, tan·ta·liz·ing.
SYNONYMS FOR tantalize
Related formstan·ta·li·za·tion, nountan·ta·liz·er, nounun·tan·ta·lized, adjective
Examples from the Web for tantalize
He proceeded to tantalize me by telling what a mule he had, and what a little mare he had, at home.
I could charm her, tantalize her, quicken her mind, arouse her imagination.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays|Various
But is not this to tantalize us by ordering us to do what we cannot do?The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Joshua|William Garden Blaikie
He wished to tantalize her, to draw her on, as he had the night before—to be cruel, to make her suffer!The Salamander|Owen Johnson
It occurred to Johnny that after all she had a right to tantalize—and this was really no moment for capitulation.The Innocent Adventuress|Mary Hastings Bradley