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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. Bruce Neal:

    Two points here : first, while it’s an intuitively appealing finding, it is statistically rather weak, second, good adherence is hard to achieve with current therapeutic options for PAP. If a new, very well-tolerated mode of PAP therapy is identified, it would be really helpful to do a large outcome trial to try and confirm this tantalizing observation.

  2. 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.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    The difference between a Diplomat and a Husband is that the Diplomat remembers the birthday of a woman but doesn't remember her age, while the Husband remembers his wife's age but forgets her birthday. Be a Diplomatic Husband! Don't ever forget your Wife's Birthday, and never let her cross that evergreen age of timeless & tantalizing twenty-five.

  4. Toby Wilkinson:

    We may get to the point within a few years of knowing whether there is a chamber behind (those walls), but I think it will be quite a while before we can peek inside any chamber that might be there, but it's very tantalizing and it would be nice to think that in a few years' time we might have the final answer.

  5. Tom Connolly:

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

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