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Adjective: tantalizing  'tan-tu,lI-zing
  1. Arousing desire or expectation for something unattainable or mockingly out of reach
    "a tantalizing taste of success";
    - tantalising [Brit]
  2. Very pleasantly inviting
    "a tantalizing aroma";
    - tantalising [Brit], tempting
Verb: tantalize  'tan-tu,lIz
  1. Excite or tease by presenting or offering something desirable, esp. when it is unobtainable
    "he also was tantalized by glimpses of the real world of espionage";
    - tantalise [Brit]

See also: inviting

Encyclopedia: Tantalize