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English definition of “tantalizing”


adjective (UK usually tantalising)     /ˈtæn.tə.laɪ.zɪŋ/ US  /-t̬ə-/
describes something that 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.Attracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attraction tantalizingly (UK usually tantalisingly)     /-li/ adverb
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