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tan·ta·liz·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tantalizing, tantalisingadjective

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

    "a tantalizing taste of success"

  2. tantalizing, tantalising, temptingadjective

    very pleasantly inviting

    "a tantalizing aroma"; "a tempting repast"

Wiktionary

  1. tantalizingadjective

    Teasing; tempting, but beyond reach.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tantalizing

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tantalizing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tantalizing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of tantalizing in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  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. Helen Williams:

    Our results provide tantalizing evidence for the presence of deep magma ocean crystals formed from a time when the Earth was almost entirely molten.

  4. Steven Nissen:

    The placebo effect is very powerful, i can imagine how this plays out in the athletic world, where you're operating at the 99th percentile of human performance. Someone says, 'I can give you something that's going to make you a little bit better.' It's very tantalizing to try it.

  5. 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.

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