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teasing

Noun1.teasing - the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances; "he ignored their teases"; "his ribbing was gentle but persistent"
Synonyms: ribbing, tease
2.teasing - playful vexation; "the parody was just a form of teasing"
3.teasing - the act of removing tangles from you hair with a comb
Synonyms: comb-out
Adj.1.teasing - playfully vexing (especially by ridicule); "his face wore a somewhat quizzical almost impertinent air"- Lawrence Durrell
Synonyms: quizzical, mocking
2.teasing - arousing sexual desire without intending to satisfy it; "her lazy teasing smile"
3.teasing - causing irritation or annoyance; "tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"; "aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"; "found it galling to have to ask permission"; "an irritating delay"; "nettlesome paperwork"; "a pesky mosquito"; "swarms of pestering gnats"; "a plaguey newfangled safety catch"; "a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him"; "a vexatious child"; "it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"
mocking, playful, quizzical
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tears
Tears of St. Lawrence
Tears of wine
Teary
teary-eyed
Teasdale
Tease
tease apart
Tease tenon
teased
Teasel
Teasel frame
Teaseler
Teaseling
Teaser
teashop
-- teasing --
teasingly
Teasle
Teaspoon
Teaspoonful
Teat
Teated
Teathe
teatime
Teatish
Teaze-hole
Teazel
Teazer
Teazle
Tebaldi
Tebet
Tebeth
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