tantalize - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈtæntəlaɪz/
present tense
I/you/we/theytantalize
he/she/ittantalizes
present participletantalizing
past tensetantalized
past participletantalized
  1. to make someone feel excited by showing or offering them something that they want, often with no intention of giving it to them