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Tease

Definition

[n] 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"
[n] a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
[n] someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
[v] ruffle by combing towards the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect; of hair
[v] harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
[v] separate the fibers of
[v] disentangle and raise the fibers of; "tease wool"
[v] raise the nap of (fabrics)
[v] tear into pieces; "tease tissue for microscopic examinations"
[v] annoy persistently; "The children teased the boy because of his stammer"
[v] offer and withdraw

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