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  • n. Plural form of titillation.


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  • Do you feel you are stressed by all the "shoulds" of your life, by the countless material things you must keep track of and care for, by the endless commitments you've made, the formidable list of titillations you find yourself unable to ignore, the responsibilities you have shouldered in order to feel more substantial, more a contributing member of society, more an important personage?

    Arthur Rosenfeld: The Simple Life

  • A uniquely Lubitschian picture in its elegance and graceful wisdom, with the gruffly intelligent, street-smart Hollywood writer and soon-to-be legend Ben Hecht collaborating, this take on the trials, titillations, and torments of a kind of relationship usually seen in true adult films, a ménage à trois and one involving the gorgeous trio of Fredric March, Gary Cooper, and Miriam Hopkins, is unlike any other movie of its era.

    Kim Morgan: It Takes Three: Design for Living

  • But, as expounded upon on my newly re-launched website www., packed full of sex and relationship information, it simply comes down to how you're taking care of yourself and your relationship, and then building upon that with your titillations.

    Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright: The Secret to Better Sex? It's All in Sensual Fusion

  • Her observation is astute, but it's followed by the tired criticism that in all of Polanski's films, includingRepulsion, "the titillations of torture are stronger than the bonds of empathy."

    Kim Morgan: Roman Polanski Understands Women: Repulsion

  • If anyone is the least bit interested in what the candidates actually said, as compared to say, being interested in quicky gotcha-ism titillations, then they would find that Obama's actual responses were consistently and impressively non-combative, intelligent and inclusive.

    Election Central | Talking Points Memo | Election Central Debate Roundup

  • Far from a celebration of the sordid titillations of court life, this novel tells the story of a young woman who finds herself in her struggle to reconcile her convictions with her love.

    MISTRESS OF THE SUN by Sandra Gulland: Interview and Review

  • There are light titillations on view, such as the three peep-hole tableaux (along the lines of What the Butler Saw), and more serious sociological documentation, such as the Kinsey photographic material.

    It is interesting that Sir George Young took the opportunity...

  • Separate and distinct from overt existence under the sun, this life could hardly be without its distinctive pleasures, all of them being more or less pervaded by thrills and titillations from games of hazard, and the perpetual risk of sensational surprises.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • For hand-pressing, and the titillations of love-making, Mr. Saul was not adapted; but he was a man who, having once loved, would love on to the end.

    The Claverings

  • He had a number of titillations out of concealing the gin-bottle under his coat and out of hiding it in his desk.



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