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"tantalize" in British English

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tantalizeverb [T]

(UK usually tantalise) uk   /ˈtæn.təl.aɪz/  us   /-ə.laɪz/
(Definition of tantalize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tantalizeverb [T]

 us   /ˈtæn·təlˌɑɪz/
to ​excite or ​attract someone by ​offering or ​suggesting something that is ​unlikely to be ​provided or is not enough: Her ​paintings tantalize the ​eye.
(Definition of tantalize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tantalize”
in Spanish atormentar, mortificar, tentar con cosas imposibles…
in Vietnamese nhử…
in Malaysian mengacah-acah…
in Thai ยั่วเย้า…
in French exciter la convoitise de…
in German quälen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 撩拨,惹弄,逗引…
in Indonesian menggoda…
in Chinese (Traditional) 撩撥,惹弄,逗引…
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