|part of speech:
||tantalized, tantalizes, tantalizing
||to tease or torment with the sight or prospect of something desirable but unattainable.
He tantalized the dog, waving the strip of bacon in front of its nose.
- lead on, tease, tempt, tickle, titillate
- similar words:
- bait, entice, intrigue, provoke, taunt, torment, whet