HyperDic: tantalize

English > 1 sense of the word tantalize:
VERBcommunicationtantalize, tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, rideharass with persistent criticism or carping
tantalize > pronunciation
Soundstae'nahlay.z; tae'ntahlay.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > tantalize: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
Meaningharass with persistent criticism or carping.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymstease, razz, rag, cod, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride
Narrowerjeer, scoff, flout, barrack, gibelaugh at with contempt and derision
kid, chaff, jolly, josh, banterBe silly or tease one another
Broadermock, bemocktreat with contempt
Spanishbefarse, burlarse, burlar, cachondearse, chancearse, chotearse, chungearse, mofarse, molestar, pitorrearse, recochinearse, tomar el pelo
Catalanamoïnar, burlar, fastidiar, fastiguejar, molestar, tantalitzar
NounsTantalus(Greek mythology) a wicked king and son of Zeus
tantalizationthe act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule)
tantalizersomeone who tantalizes

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