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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tantalizing, tantalising(adj)

    arousing desire or expectation for something unattainable or mockingly out of reach

    "a tantalizing taste of success"

  2. tantalizing, tantalising, tempting(adj)

    very pleasantly inviting

    "a tantalizing aroma"; "a tempting repast"

Wiktionary

  1. tantalizing(Adjective)

    Teasing; tempting, but beyond reach.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tantalizing

    of Tantalize

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tom Connolly:

    There's a tantalizing possibility that people were here thousands of years earlier than we thought.

  2. Amy Simon:

    Every time we look at Jupiter, we get tantalizing hints that something really exciting is going on, this time is no exception.

  3. Dave McGrail:

    The idea was give them a decision that, at least, I think there's a right or wrong answer... and then couch it in a way so it looks really tantalizing to them to do the wrong thing and then see what they do.

  4. Luigi Pirandello:

    Woman -- for example, look at her case! She turns tantalizing inviting glances on you. You seize her. No sooner does she feel herself in your grasp than she closes her eyes. It is a sign of her mission, the sign by which she says to man: Blind yourself, for I am blind.

  5. Toby Wilkinson:

    It's certainly tantalizing what Nicholas Reeves has suggested, if we look at what we know: we're pretty certain there is an undiscovered royal tomb of roughly the same period somewhere, because we have more kings than we have tombs, so logic suggests that there's still a tomb to be found.

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