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


"Some of us ought to tell Reddy of Jessica's thoughtfulness," teased Anne.

When Lantier came in that evening, Gervaise was amused when Clemence teased him about the blonde.

"I'm too happy to be teased, Eric," she answered, nestling to his side.

And I teased the boy, never knowing he'd mind, and when he did I just kept on to spite him.

Phyllis teased, as she swung herself up on the kitchen table.

"I heard that Jerry Dodd was sick in bed all yesterday," Rosamond teased.

And it teased her so that he kept it up, for he liked a joke as well as the next fellow.

He is very playful, but sometimes shows his teeth when he is teased.

I told him then that I would not do what he asked if he teased me for a month.

On the other hand, indulge her, and she will flatter as much as she teased before.