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Noun: tantalisation  ,tan-tu-lu'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,tan-tu-lI'zey-shun [Brit]
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: tantalization)
  1. The act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances
    - tease, teasing, ribbing, tantalization, wind-up [Brit]

Derived forms: tantalisations

Type of: harassment, molestation