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How to use teasing in a sentence
The result is a standout, lyrically bleak novel whose teasing title, “The Dark Remains,” can be taken to mean a few things — none of them good.IAN RANKIN TOOK ON THE CHALLENGE OF FINISHING HIS MENTOR’S BOOK. THE RESULT IS A DARKLY BEAUTIFUL NOVEL.MAUREEN CORRIGANSEPTEMBER 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Then I suddenly realised she was talking seriously—looking to me for help of some kind—and at once I dropped the teasing attitude.THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Tom and Blanche had fallen into teasing tricks, a sort of melancholy play to relieve the tedium.THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
He has been teasing my parrot in its cage, and has plucked so many of its feathers that it now looks like a beaked rat.KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
I came up to the elephant, and seeing what was going on, told the white men to stop teasing him.KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
All night the thought crept through my brain like a teasing spider: What can we do to make him stay?THE HOLES AND JOHN SMITHEDWARD W. LUDWIG
The fact was he was generally pleased with June's environment and, after dinner, he stopped teasing June.THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
She was learning in school, too, and she was happier there now, for there had been no more open teasing of the new pupil.THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
This caused a laugh, for Miss Hazeltine was just now the target for all the teasing her young relatives could contrive.THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY FINLEY LEONARD
WORDS RELATED TO TEASING
- badly behaved
- feeling one's oats
- full of pep
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