Pronunciation: (tan'tl-īz"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/tantalize.html on line 75 [key]
—v.t., -lized, -liz•ing.
to torment with, or as if with, the sight of something desired but out of reach; tease by arousing expectations that are repeatedly disappointed. Also, esp. Brit.,tan'ta•lise".
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