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  • verbaggravate, provoke
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Synonyms for tease

verb aggravate, provoke
  • annoy
  • badger
  • bother
  • harass
  • mock
  • needle
  • nudge
  • pester
  • pick on
  • ridicule
  • tantalize
  • taunt
  • torment
  • bait
  • banter
  • bedevil
  • beleaguer
  • chaff
  • devil
  • disturb
  • dog
  • gibe
  • gnaw
  • goad
  • harry
  • hector
  • importune
  • jive
  • josh
  • plague
  • rag
  • rally
  • razz
  • rib
  • ride
  • roast
  • slam
  • snap
  • sound
  • spoof
  • vex
  • worry
  • be at
  • give a hard time
  • lead on
  • put down
  • send up
  • swipe at

Antonyms for tease

  • aid
  • delight
  • flatter
  • help
  • make happy
  • please
  • praise
  • assist
  • free
  • quiet
  • reassure
  • soothe
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to tease

aggravate

verb. annoy
  • be at
  • be on the back of
  • bother
  • bug
  • bum
  • dog
  • drive up the wall
  • exasperate
  • gall
  • get
  • get on one's nerves
  • get to
  • give a hard time
  • grate
  • hack
  • irk
  • irritate
  • nag
  • needle
  • nettle
  • peeve
  • pester
  • pick on
  • pique
  • provoke
  • tease
  • vex
  • wig

aggravating

verb. annoy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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