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Word: tantalize

Definition: tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure


More Vocab Words

::: grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
::: wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
::: adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
::: imbibe - drink in
::: sentinel - sentry; lookout
::: demotic - of or pertaining to the people
::: expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
::: flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
::: vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
::: tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability