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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of titillate.

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Examples

  • Here the formula wears thin, and the lyrics don't mesmerize the way they used to, though "Because Of" titillates: "Because of a few songs wherein I spoke of their mystery, women have been exceptionally kind to my old age."

    SNAP JUDGEMENT: MUSIC

  • And repeatedly Americans seek news that titillates, that is entertaining, that doesn’t challenge either the intellect or set assumptions about politics or religion, or science.

    Everything that's fit to spit. Oops, misspelled that.

  • It's a detailed and compelling account, the type of palace intrigue that titillates even far outside the beltway.

    Jamie Henn: As the World Burns: New Yorker examines Senate's climate fail

  • Chi, who had the most seniority of anyone in the collective, said, This slide show is not for men; it titillates them, and that is not what we want to do with it.

    Roseanne Archy

  • There is something about finding a way out of our comfort zones across the vastness of the world that titillates my mind...

    Leon Logothetis: The Greatest Classroom of All

  • Polanski's boozy, bitter, sexually manic ode to demented dysfunction remains one of the most underrated, misunderstood pictures in his brilliant career, a movie that makes one laugh as much as it horrifies, titillates and illuminates.

    Kim Morgan: Ten of Polanski's Best...Kitty Cat

  • Ironically, while the title certainly titillates, it's hardly radical.

    James Rotondi: Buddhist Backlash: Stephen Batchelor Braves The Storm

  • Gwenyth Paltrow waxes willowy and sleek as his Girl Friday while franchise-newcomer Scarlett Johansson titillates both as Stark's legal counsel, Natalie Rushman, and as Natasha Romanoff, a woman with her own secret identity whose martial arts skills at the end are diabolically beautiful.

    James Scarborough: Iron Man 2

  • The market is a cultural extravaganza that titillates all the senses simultaneously with violent colors, intense fragrances, buzzing conversations, fabrics at once soft and rough, and the blissful taste of mole.

    Oaxaca: what is it like?

  • How this series would have ended is anybody's guess, but if you can get past some “R” rated dialogue, intense depictions of sex including a graphic depiction of an attempted rape of the series lead female character in the midst of a major battle or if stuff like this titillates you, you might want to track down Worldwatch and give it a look.

    Retro-View: Worldwatch

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