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  1. 1
    to say something to someone in order to have fun by embarrassing or annoying them slightly in either a friendly or an unkind way

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    1. a.
      to annoy an animal in order to have fun

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  2. 4

    tease

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    tease out

    to separate a group or knot of pieces of hair, string etc. into individual pieces

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