titillation

[ tit-l-ey-shuhn ]
/ ˌtɪt lˈeɪ ʃən /

noun

the act of pleasantly exciting or arousing the senses, emotions, or imagination, often in a sexually suggestive way: We strongly condemn journalists who rely on sensationalism and titillation to sell newspapers.Elevating the soul through masterful titillation of the senses is what real cooking is all about.

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