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The synonyms of “Tantalizing” are: tantalising, tempting
Tantalizing as an Adjective
Definitions of "Tantalizing" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “tantalizing” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Exciting one's senses or desires.
- Arousing desire or expectation for something unattainable or mockingly out of reach.
- Very pleasantly inviting.
- Tormenting or teasing with the sight or promise of something unobtainable.
Synonyms of "Tantalizing" as an adjective (2 Words)
|tantalising||Arousing desire or expectation for something unattainable or mockingly out of reach.|
|tempting||Highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire.|
It is often tempting to bring about change rapidly.
Usage Examples of "Tantalizing" as an adjective
- A tantalizing glimpse of the career he might have had.
- A tantalizing aroma.
- The tantalizing fragrance of fried bacon.
- A tantalizing taste of success.
Associations of "Tantalizing" (30 Words)
Being in love must have addled your brain.
|appetite||A feeling of craving something- Granville Hicks.|
Her appetite for life.
|chomp||Munch or chew noisily or vigorously.|
She chomped on a roll.
|craving||A powerful desire for something.|
A craving for chocolate.
|desire||Something that is desired.|
There had been a time years ago when he had desired her.
|eat||Eat a meal take a meal.|
He was eating a hot dog.
|epicurean||Of Epicurus or epicureanism.|
An epicurean banquet.
|famish||Be extremely hungry.|
Many famished in the countryside during the drought.
|glutton||An excessively greedy eater.|
He s a glutton for adventure.
A gluttonous cigar smoking capitalist.
|gourmand||A connoisseur of good food; a gourmet.|
|greedy||Wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume.|
Greedy for money and power.
|hedonistic||Engaged in the pursuit of pleasure; sensually self-indulgent.|
Lives of unending hedonistic delight.
|hungry||(usually followed by `for’) extremely desirous.|
I always find art galleries hungry work.
|insatiable||Of a person having an insatiable appetite or desire for something especially sex.|
An insatiable demand for old buildings to restore.
|lupine||Of or relating to or characteristic of wolves.|
|mystery||A religious belief based on divine revelation, especially one regarded as beyond human understanding.|
The 1920s murder mystery The Ghost Train.
|porcine||Resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy.|
A bald porcine old man.
|rapacious||Devouring or craving food in great quantities.|
A rapacious appetite.
|ravenous||Devouring or craving food in great quantities.|
A ravenous appetite.
|repletion||The state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take on more.|
|satiety||The state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take on more.|
A molecule that seems to regulate satiety.
|starve||Force someone out of (a place) or into (a specified state) by starvation.|
She left her animals to starve.
|starving||Suffering from lack of food.|
The world s starving children.
|taste||Have a distinctive or characteristic taste.|
Arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success.
|taunt||Provoke or challenge (someone) with insulting remarks.|
Pupils began taunting her about her weight.
|tease||Make fun of or attempt to provoke (a person or animal) in a playful way.|
The advertisement is intended to tease the customers.
|thirst||Feel the need to drink.|
Tens of thousands died of thirst and starvation.
|unquenchable||Impossible to quench.|
|voracious||Devouring or craving food in great quantities.|