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  • adv. In a titillating manner.


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  • He likes to be pushed, he says, titillatingly, and promises he's not afraid to give people a "lick up the backside".

    Up front: Eva Wiseman

  • Relentlessly and titillatingly, Kronish's script flitted from sexual escapade to escapade, trivializing history as it did so -- causing me to wonder if it had been commissioned by National Enquirer rather than the History Channel.

    Nigel Hamilton: The Kennedys

  • No doubt that nun meant kindly, though I would say the mistakes were not Mandy's, and she should not be held responsible any more than those "terrifying" 14-year-olds at my school should have been blamed by the Sun for wearing miniskirts in a culture that was so happy titillatingly to photograph them.

    Heed Mandy's moral values

  • As the guys verbally duel over a sleeping Bella, the sacrifices that come with commitment are made titillatingly clear.

    Devra Maza: A Twilight Seduction: What Men Can Learn From Edward

  • The perjury charges loom now that over 14,000 text messages -- many of them titillatingly romantic -- have been uncovered by the Detroit Free Press through a Freedom of Information Act request and summarized in the paper.

    Detroit mayoral scandal has Plainfield echoes

  • We imagine the world only doubted him because it didn't think man could possibly tear himself away from a wife so titillatingly close to 100 years old.

    Does Anna Nicole Smith Have A Bun In Her Fluctuating Oven?

  • Like the rest of her, it was unmistakably—and titillatingly—feminine.


  • Throw in celebrity presenters such as Mick Jagger and Courtney Love and this most English of prizes makes for titillatingly easy copy, brimming with groan-worthy double entendres.

    Thanks to the Bad Sex Award, we know what good sex is

  • Either way, it should be interesting to watch the grotesque unfold, if not titillatingly offensive.

    Jeffrey Feldman: GOP Grotesque, Gingrich Style

  • More titillatingly, people asking “is it wrong to” tend to have something sexually indecent in mind.

    Wednesday! « Gerry Canavan


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