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titillate

verb [I/T]  /ˈtɪt̬·əlˌeɪt/ us  
to cause someone to feel pleasantly excited: [T] We were titillated by the promise of things to come.
titillating
adjective  /ˈtɪt̬·əlˌeɪ·t̬ɪŋ/ us  
They attend get-rich seminars with titillating titles like "Turn an Ugly House into a Pot of Gold."
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