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Word: titillate

Definition: tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it


Sentences Containing 'titillate'

One of the tactics Madigan used to promote his players was by "bolstering their reputations with nicknames that promised to titillate the fans and writers in distant cities."

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