Tease

• (v. t.) To comb or card, as wool or flax. • (v. t.) To tear or separate into minute shreds, as with needles or similar instruments. • (n.) One who teases or plagues. • (v. t.) To stratch, as cloth, for the purpose of raising a nap; teasel. • (v. t.) To vex with importunity or impertinence; to harass, annoy, disturb, or ir...
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tease

(tēz) to pull apart gently with fine needles to permit microscopic examination.
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tease

1. To comb or card, as wool or flax. 'Teasing matted wool.' ... 2. To stratch, as cloth, for the purpose of raising a nap; teasel. ... 3. <anatomy> To tear or separate into minute shreds, as with needles or similar instruments. ... 4. To vex with importunity or impertinence; to harass, annoy, disturb, or irritate by petty requests, or by jest...
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tease

verb disentangle and raise the fibers of; `tease wool`
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tease

teasing noun 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`
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Tease

Tease noun One who teases or plagues. [ Colloq.]
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Tease

Tease transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Teased ; present participle & verbal noun Teasing .] [ Anglo-Saxon t...san to pluck, tease; akin to OD. teesen , Middle High German zeisen , Danish tæse , ...
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Tease

An enticing lead to a story that tells just enough about the story to urge the reader or listener to continue.
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tease

Material promoting a story which
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tease

Material promoting a story which ‘teases’ the reader or listener by hinting at but not revealing the real story, e.g. ‘The story of a man who’d afraid of flowers. We find out why later in the program.’
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Tease

Tease is slang for a sexually provocative person who entices but doesn't satisfy.
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Tease

The action of a mare in heat; the action of a stallion when he sees mares; to bring a teaser stallion near mares to determine if they are in heat
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tease

Type: Term Pronunciation: tēz Definitions: 1. To separate the structural parts of a tissue by means of a needle, in order to prepare it for microscopic examination.
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tease

[n] - someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity) 2. [n] - the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule) 3. [v] - harass with persistent criticism or carping 4. [v] - offer and withdraw 5. [v] - annoy persistently 6. [v] - tear into pieces 7. [v] - raise the nap of (...
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