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tantalize
used in Gone with the Wind

2 uses
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Definition to make someone excited about getting something that they will not really be able to get
  • But when he had climbed down and untied his horse from the back of the buggy and stood in the twilight road, grinning tantalizingly at her, she could not smother her own grin as she drove off.
    4.38 (95% in)
  • Soon's Ah kick dis black trash outer mah way," answered Mammy loudly, swinging the carpetbag at a black buck who loitered tantalizingly in front of her and making him leap aside.
    4.33 (27% in)

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