OTHER WORDS FROM teasingteas·ing·ly, adverb
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How to use teasing in a sentence
The result is a standout, lyrically bleak novel whose teasing title, “The Dark Remains,” can be taken to mean a few things — none of them good.Ian Rankin took on the challenge of finishing his mentor’s book. The result is a darkly beautiful novel.|Maureen Corrigan|September 22, 2021|Washington Post
I inherited the Arnold Family Thunder ThighsTM, which was a source of frequent teasing and distress for me as a child.
After some teasing and talking, Mulvehill writes that she is “hesitant” but they start kissing.
The teasing is so common that is has been accepted as “the standard ginger bullying” by those who Knights has encountered.
Leach ran an ad teasing Margolies about her Clinton connection, dismissing the first family of Democratic politics as old news.What Democratic Revolt? Moderate Cruises in PA-13 Primary|David Freedlander|May 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The group was overheard teasing Harry about reports that he will soon be walking down the aisle.
Then I suddenly realised she was talking seriously—looking to me for help of some kind—and at once I dropped the teasing attitude.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
Tom and Blanche had fallen into teasing tricks, a sort of melancholy play to relieve the tedium.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
He has been teasing my parrot in its cage, and has plucked so many of its feathers that it now looks like a beaked rat.
I came up to the elephant, and seeing what was going on, told the white men to stop teasing him.
All night the thought crept through my brain like a teasing spider: What can we do to make him stay?The Holes and John Smith|Edward W. Ludwig