tantaliser

World English Dictionary
tantalize or tantalise (ˈtæntəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to tease or make frustrated, as by tormenting with the sight of something greatly desired but inaccessible
 
[C16: from the punishment of Tantalus]
 
tantalise or tantalise
 
vb
 
[C16: from the punishment of Tantalus]
 
tantali'zation or tantalise
 
n
 
tantali'sation or tantalise
 
n
 
'tantalizer or tantalise
 
n
 
'tantaliser or tantalise
 
n
 
'tantalizing or tantalise
 
adj
 
'tantalising or tantalise
 
adj
 
'tantalizingly or tantalise
 
adv
 
'tantalisingly or tantalise
 
adv

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