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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

::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
::: odorous - having an odor
::: sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
::: implicate - incriminate; involve incriminatingly; show to be involved (in a crime); Ex. implicate someone in the crime
::: debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
::: gaffe - social blunder
::: gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
::: brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
::: sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
::: coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes