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tantalize
used in The Giver

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Definition to make someone excited about getting something that they will not really be able to get
  • He tried to use the flagging power of his memory to recreate meals, and managed brief, tantalizing fragments: banquets with huge roasted meats; birthday parties with thick-frosted cakes; and lush fruits picked and eaten, sunwarmed and dripping, from trees.
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