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synonyms for tantalize

  • annoy
  • baffle
  • entice
  • fascinate
  • frustrate
  • titillate
  • torment
  • badger
  • bait
  • bedevil
  • beleaguer
  • charm
  • gnaw
  • harass
  • harry
  • pester
  • plague
  • taunt
  • thwart
  • torture
  • worry
  • keep hanging
  • lead on
  • make mouth water
See also synonyms for: tantalization / tantalized / tantalizing

antonyms for tantalize

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  • aid
  • assist
  • disenchant
  • encourage
  • help
  • make happy
  • please
  • repel
  • repulse
  • support
  • turn off
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How to use tantalize in a sentence

Charlie Sykes, a longtime conservative commentator and editor-at-large for the Bulwark, described coverage of critical race theory as a kind of “shark attack politics” relying on a limited set of local anecdotes to tantalize viewers.
CRITICAL RACE THEORY IS THE HOTTEST TOPIC ON FOX NEWS. AND IT’S ONLY GETTING HOTTER.JEREMY BARRJUNE 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In recent years, film, television, and book deals have become tantalizing secondary revenue sources for high-profile reporters looking for a lucrative paycheck on top of a journalist’s salary.
HOW INFIGHTING KILLED THE NY TIMES’ CHANCE AT A GAMESTOP MOVIE DEALLACHLAN CARTWRIGHT, MAXWELL TANIJUNE 17, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Every time he stepped on the floor, though, his skill set tantalized, and when the season restarted in the bubble, Porter’s star shone brighter than ever.
MICHAEL PORTER JR.’S BREAKOUT IS REALJARED DUBINMAY 5, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Only time will tell if that changes in 2021 — but in the first few weeks of the season at least, Buxton has tantalized everyone again with flashes of the stellar player Minnesota has been hoping he would become for years.
THIS IS THE BYRON BUXTON WE WERE PROMISEDNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)APRIL 13, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The park’s tantalizing waterfalls and the strong spring current of the Merced River have also attributed to the high fatality numbers—17 people drowned.
THESE ARE THE 5 DEADLIEST NATIONAL PARKSEMILY PENNINGTONAPRIL 8, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Apple has already begun to tantalize the market with a couple of nods in this direction.
THE FUTURE OF GOOGLE AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR SEARCHPETE ECKERSLEYFEBRUARY 5, 2021SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Discoveries about the cosmos and ancient life on Earth tantalized scientists and the public in 2020.
THESE SCIENCE CLAIMS FROM 2020 COULD BE BIG NEWS IF CONFIRMEDCASSIE MARTINDECEMBER 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
There was just enough to tantalize the poor brutes without filling their stomachs.
POPULAR ADVENTURE TALESMAYNE REID
Details had vanished eons ago, but something still remained to tantalize imagination.
SHOCK TREATMENTSTANLEY MULLEN
Trying to tantalize their victim, the Apaches made thrusts at Ensign Dave, and then leaped nimbly back.
DAVE DARRIN ON MEDITERRANEAN SERVICEH. IRVING HANCOCK
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WORDS RELATED TO TANTALIZE

  • allure
  • beguile
  • captivate
  • catch the eye
  • charm
  • enchant
  • engage
  • entice
  • fascinate
  • intrigue
  • invite
  • please
  • tantalize
  • tempt
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