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synonyms for teased

  • 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 teased

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  • aid
  • delight
  • flatter
  • help
  • make happy
  • please
  • praise
  • assist
  • free
  • quiet
  • reassure
  • soothe
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How to use teased in a sentence

Ethel thought it useless, and was teased by it; and though her answers were chiefly correct, they were given in an irritated tone.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
The child can't possibly have behaved properly, Kurt, or the district attorney's sons would not have teased her.
MAEZLIJOHANNA SPYRI
He had not teased her about her looks for a long time, and now just as he was leaving her, 'twas more than she could bear.
THE ENGLISH ORPHANSMARY JANE HOLMES
You teased my mother out of her last few minutes of life, and now you want to get the mastery over me!
A LIFE SENTENCEADELINE SERGEANT
At first, the matter was not regarded seriously; on the contrary, the two were teased about it, especially the boy.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
However, the more Cousin Charley teased the younger boy the greater "Al-f-u-r-d's" admiration and yearning for his companionship.
WATCH YOURSELF GO BYAL. G. FIELD
I seen I had her good and teased now, so I says: "It must be one of these here love stories by the way you take on over it."
DANNY'S OWN STORYDON MARQUIS
But though I speak of this, do not fear that you will be teased by me on these subjects when we enjoy your company at Marlow.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT SHELLEY, VOLUME I (OF 2)FLORENCE A. THOMAS MARSHALL
I teased up the furnace, I leveled the fire, I dished the cinders in to thicken the heat, and I watched the cobbles.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
Willie never teased me after that, and I was very glad, for two or three times I had been tempted to snarl at him.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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