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  • She had a genius for frank passion; she teased him, tantalized him, but she was tender and unafraid.
  • …new lil brother, Arrowsmith") debating with a slight thin-bearded man—Dr. William T. Smith, assistant in bio-chemistry—the possibility of increasing the effects of all enzymes by doses of X-rays, as he heard one associate-member vituperate another for his notions of cell-chemistry and denounce Ehrlich as "the Edison of medical science," Martin perceived new avenues of exciting research; he stood on a mountain, and unknown valleys, craggy tantalizing paths, were open to his feet.

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  • There’s a Mercator girl in a tantalizingly flimsy dress eyeing me from the door leading to the crowded garden.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Clary had dropped her stele; it lay feet away in the filthy snow, shining with a tantalizing glimmer.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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