Tantalean

adjective
Tan·​ta·​le·​an | \ ¦tantᵊl¦ēən, (ˈ)tan‧¦tālē- \
variants: or Tantalian \ (ˈ)tan‧¦tālē-​ \

Definition of Tantalean

: of or relating to Tantalus : elusive, tantalizing

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History and Etymology for Tantalean

Latin tantaleus of or relating to Tantalus (from Tantalus, mythical king) + English -an

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“Tantalean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tantalean. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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