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tantalize

verb

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to cause (someone) to feel interest or excitement about something that is very attractive, appealing, etc.
  • She was tantalized by the possibility of earning a lot of money quickly.

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The first known use of tantalize was in 1597

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“Tantalize.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tantalize. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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