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tantalization, teasing, ribbing, tease
n. the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances; "he ignored their teases"; "his ribbing was gentle but persistent"
vexer, annoyer, teaser, tease
n. someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
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fluff, tease
v. ruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect
tease
v. mock or make fun of playfully; "the flirting man teased the young woman"
card, tease
v. separate the fibers of; "tease wool"
tease apart, loosen, tease
v. disentangle and raise the fibers of; "tease wool"
tease
v. raise the nap of (fabrics)
tease
v. tear into pieces; "tease tissue for microscopic examinations"
beleaguer, bug, pester, badger, tease
v. annoy persistently; "The children teased the boy because of his stammer"
tease
v. to arouse hope, desire, or curiosity without satisfying them; "The advertisement is intended to tease the customers"; "She has a way of teasing men with her flirtatious behavior"
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sneer
v. express through a scornful smile; "she sneered her contempt"
excruciate, torment, torture
v. subject to torture; "The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible"
loose, loosen
v. make loose or looser; "loosen the tension on a rope"
tempt, lure, entice
v. provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"
allure, tempt
v. dispose or incline or entice to; "We were tempted by the delicious-looking food"
affront, insult, diss
v. treat, mention, or speak to rudely; "He insulted her with his rude remarks"; "the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone"
urticate, nettle
v. sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
jest, joke
v. tell a joke; speak humorously; "He often jokes even when he appears serious"
heckle
v. challenge aggressively
heckle
v. challenge aggressively
loosen
v. make less dense; "loosen the soil"
disencumber, disentangle, untangle, extricate
v. release from entanglement of difficulty; "I cannot extricate myself from this task"
trouble, upset, disturb
v. move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought"
gall, irk
v. irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit"
vex
v. subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation; "vex the subject of the death penalty"
chivvy, chivy, beset, harass, provoke, harry, plague, hassle, molest, chevy
v. annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"
enrage
v. put into a rage; make violently angry
keep in line, control, manipulate
v. control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage; "She manipulates her boss"; "She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up"; "The teacher knew how to keep the class in line"; "she keeps in line"
antagonise, antagonize
v. provoke the hostility of; "Don't antagonize your boss"
reposition, dislodge, shift
v. change place or direction; "Shift one's position"
hunt
v. search (an area) for prey; "The King used to hunt these forests"
hunt
v. search (an area) for prey; "The King used to hunt these forests"
congregate
v. come together, usually for a purpose; "The crowds congregated in front of the Vatican on Christmas Eve"
convene
v. meet formally; "The council convened last week"
transfer, remove
v. shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes; "He removed his children to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court"
move out, take out, remove
v. cause to leave; "The teacher took the children out of the classroom"
gather
v. draw and bring closer; "she gathered her shawl around her shoulders"
play, trifle, dally
v. consider not very seriously; "He is trifling with her"; "She plays with the thought of moving to Tasmania"
inconvenience oneself, trouble oneself, bother, trouble
v. take the trouble to do something; concern oneself; "He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday"; "Don't bother, please"
bother
v. make nervous or agitated; "The mere thought of her bothered him and made his heart beat faster"
treat
v. regard or consider in a specific way; "I treated his advances as a joke"
ill-treat, ill-use, step, abuse, maltreat, mistreat
v. treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead"
molest
v. harass or assault sexually; make indecent advances to
victimise, victimize
v. make a victim of; "I was victimized by this con-man"
deal
v. behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly with his employees"
gather
v. look for (food) in nature; "Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall"
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