Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun tantalization

1 sense of tantalization

Sense 1
tease, teasing, ribbing, tantalization -- (the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances; "he ignored their teases"; "his ribbing was gentle but persistent")
       => harassment, molestation -- (the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism)

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