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tantalize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtantalizetan‧ta‧lize (also tantalise British English) /ˈtæntəl-aɪz/ verb [intransitive, transitive]  PROMISEto show or promise something that someone really wants, but then not allow them to have it→ See Verb table
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tantalizeIt goes as far as it can and waits there for a while, its big eyes staring up, tantalized.What were her many mysteries, she tantalized herself, replaying all the loves she'd ever known.It was wiser not to tantalize oneself.
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Verb table
tantalize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytantalize
he, she, ittantalizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytantalized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tantalized
he, she, ithas tantalized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tantalized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tantalize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tantalized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tantalizing
he, she, itis tantalizing
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you, we, theyare tantalizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas tantalizing
you, we, theywere tantalizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tantalizing
he, she, ithas been tantalizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tantalizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tantalizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tantalizing
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