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synonyms for tantalization

  • allurement
  • appeal
  • attractiveness
  • bait
  • blandishment
  • coaxing
  • come-hither
  • come-on
  • decoy
  • draw
  • enticement
  • fancy
  • fascination
  • hankering
  • inducement
  • invitation
  • provocation
  • pull
  • seduction
  • snare
  • trap
  • yen
  • inveiglement
  • seducement
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antonyms for tantalization

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  • dislike
  • hate
  • hatred
  • prevention
  • discouragement
  • repulsion
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How to use tantalization in a sentence

What barbarous tantalization to compel them to thirst in the midst of the waters of abundance!
STATISTICAL, HISTORICAL AND POLITICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COLONY OF NEW SOUTH WALES AND ITS DEPENDENT SETTLEMENTS IN VAN DIEMEN'S LANDWILLIAM CHARLES WENTWORTH
That, she could imagine, would be a tantalization from which a sensitive woman might well wish to escape.
THE PRECIPICEELIA WILKINSON PEATTIE
For a hungry guest to take this tantalization in good part, was the sure way to win the esteem of the noble Barmecide.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE -- VOLUME 55, NO. 340, FEBRUARY, 1844VARIOUS
Through my absurd concern for, I hardly knew what, her adorable tantalization seethed in me like an electric current.
NEIGHBOURSROBERT STEAD
Here, at length, after sufficient tantalization by its means, Marlboro' venturously intruded himself every day.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 13, NO. 80, JUNE, 1864VARIOUS
Rose had no idea of tantalization, or she would have held him a while in doubt.
SHIRLEYCHARLOTTE BRONT
This gave them a little peep into the heavens, but was really only a tantalization.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT - VOLUME 12ELBERT HUBBARD
The main secret of Bulwer then reveals itself, like that of flirtation, to reside in the art of tantalization.
THE GALAXY, APRIL, 1877VARIOUS
To live for a time among them would be a delight; to glance at them for a moment was tantalization.
AN AMERICAN GIRL ABROADADELINE TRAFTON
I didn't feel my finger-tips because I had the agitation, the flutter, the tantalization of looking at her.
ROMANCEJOSEPH CONRAD AND F.M. HUEFFER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TANTALIZATION

  • allurement
  • appeal
  • attractiveness
  • bait
  • blandishment
  • coaxing
  • come-hither
  • come-on
  • decoy
  • draw
  • enticement
  • fancy
  • fascination
  • hankering
  • inducement
  • inveiglement
  • invitation
  • provocation
  • pull
  • seducement
  • seduction
  • snare
  • tantalization
  • trap
  • yen
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.