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To tease, typically in a good-natured way
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“His classmates have known him since kindergarten and do not tease him about his tics.”
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To titillate the senses of
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“He chuckled nervously as she began to tease him with her dance moves.”
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To harass, annoy, or cause trouble to (someone)
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To speak to or treat with disrespect or scornful abuse
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To woo or flirt with
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To separate choice cotton fibers from worsted cloth fibers
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To hold hair and comb it towards the head, thus giving it a bushier look
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To persuade someone to do something
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To twist or pinch with a sharp or sudden movement
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Someone (or something) who teases or mocks another, sometimes in a good-natured way
“William was such a tease, but this time he did not look as though he was teasing. Those green eyes were serious.”
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Someone who teases in a flirtatious way
“He's such a tease that it's driving me wild with frustration and desire.”
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Someone or something that is annoying
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“He'd convinced himself that she was, at best, a pain in the neck, and at worst, a complete tease.”
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A flirtatious or promiscuous young woman
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Playing at courtship
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A facetious or insulting remark
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A joke, fib or tease
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An unkind, evil or unscrupulous person
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