What is the meaning of tantalize?

verb

  • Harass with persistent criticism or carping.
    • usage: "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
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APAWordNet. (2010). tantalize. Retrieved November 17, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/tantalize/definitions/1315088
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "tantalize" http://smartdefine.org/tantalize/definitions/1315088 (accessed November 17, 2017).
HarvardWordNet 2010, tantalize, Smart Define, viewed 17 November, 2017, <http://smartdefine.org/tantalize/definitions/1315088>.
MLAWordNet. "tantalize" 23 October 2010. Web. 17 November 2017. <http://smartdefine.org/tantalize/definitions/1315088>
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