how to pronounce tantalize


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tantalize is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of tantalize


  1. To tease (someone) by offering something desirable but keeping it out of reach.
  2. To bait (someone) by showing something desirable but leaving them unsatisfied.

tantalize frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tantalize occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics tantalize can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that tantalize can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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