Examples from the Web for tantalizingly
The White-Haired Man (James Morrison), so tantalizingly creepy in his appearance last season, was felled pretty quickly.‘Revenge’: What Went Wrong with ABC’s Once-Daring Thriller?|Jace Lacob|March 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After months of debate, lawmakers seeking to pass health-care reform are tantalizingly close to the goal line.
Rich in mythology and character development, and tantalizingly complex, Lost is not something to be watched passively.
Betty was still hungry, and the thought of slices of home-made bread and golden country butter smote her tantalizingly.Betty Gordon at Bramble Farm|Alice B. Emerson
He produced the letter from his pocket, poising it tantalizingly between his fingers.The Substitute Prisoner|Max Marcin
Life is joyous and near, terribly, tantalizingly near,—but all is silent and dead around me.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
Tantalizingly she dangled the purse under his nose as he brought her absinthe—always this opalescent absinthe.Visionaries|James Huneker
A band of caribou passed by, twenty and odd animals, tantalizingly within rifle range.Love of Life|Jack London
Word Origin and History for tantalizingly
mid-17c., present participle adjective from tantalize. Related: Tantalizingly.