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titillating

adjective uk   /ˈtɪt.ɪ.leɪ.tɪŋ/ us    /-t̬ɪŋ/
describes sexual images or descriptions, etc. that intentionally cause excitement, but not in a serious way: The photos, which include some mildly titillating semi-nude shots of the actress, will be on display for a week.Relating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky humorous interesting and shocking: It seems that people can't resist titillating headlines, especially if they concern the royal family.Exciting and interestingSurprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
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