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tantalizing

adjective (UK usually tantalising) uk   /ˈtæn.tə.laɪ.zɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ə-/
Something that is tantalizing causes desire and excitement in you, but is unlikely to provide a way of satisfying that desire: I caught a tantalizing glimpse of the sparkling blue sea through the trees.
tantalizingly
adverb (UK usually tantalisingly) uk   us   /-li/
Translations of “tantalizing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 逗引性的, 挑逗性的…
in Russian дразнящий, волнующий…
in Turkish umutlandıran, boşuna ümit veren, çekici…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逗引性的, 挑逗性的…
in Polish kuszący, dręczący…
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