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adjective as in enticing

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Perhaps the most tantalizing promise of molecular farming in the near future is crops that contain a vaccine.

Studies like this hint at the tantalizing possibilities of advancing technology.

It’s a tantalizing prospect — and slowly, the Schoenfelds start to think he’s onto something, too.

From Vox

There are also tantalizing hints that body odor doesn’t just influence romantic relationships, but platonic ones, too.

From Time

With the fossils we have, there’s the tantalizing possibility that it didn’t just happen once.

Madame Cézanne is ultimately about the figure in the portraits rather than the person, who remains a tantalizing enigma.

She remembers, of course, being tantalized by the tantalizing opening breakdown scene.

In support of his assessment, he offers a number of tantalizing theories, only partially undergirded by fully explored evidence.

Because, for me, the idea of the regal Diane in the ratty warehouse digs is positively tantalizing.

It requires something on the scale of an earthquake, which is why impeachment talk is so tantalizing.

But to starving men, with not a mouthful in our grasp, this display of food was tantalizing.

The tantalizing smile came back to the face of the red man, who shook his head.

I began to feel that it was better to be here with you blind, than alone in town with that tantalizing half-sight of everything.

There was the tantalizing feeling that I was on the verge of knowing at least something.

The recollection was as tantalizing as an itch; but he couldn't locate its source.

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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tantalizing, such as: alluring, drawing, persuading, beautiful, and mouth-watering.

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