from The Century Dictionary.

  • etc. See tantalization, etc.


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  • Rose had no idea of tantalisation, or she would have held him a while in doubt.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • She continued to exercise her impish arts of tantalisation and her wiles of fascination on Don Carlos during the remainder of her stay at

    Bandit Love

  • But now, and all at once, what must obtrude upon these gloomy thoughts but a vision of ham and eggs, a tantalisation that would not be banished.

    Peregrine's Progress

  • These ran chiefly towards a sobriety of behaviour which was not natural to her, and which seemed to me assumed for my special benefit and tantalisation, and I was expecting every minute to see the sober cloak cast aside and the laughing Carette of earlier days dance out into the sunshine of our old camaraderie.

    Carette of Sark

  • Cudjo, would set about finding the bee-tree -- for up to this time he had kept the secret to himself, to the great tantalisation of Harry, whose impatience had now reached its maximum of endurance.

    The Desert Home The Adventures of a Lost Family in the Wilderness


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