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Meanings of Tantalizing:

adjective

Tormenting or teasing with the sight or promise of something unobtainable.

Usage examples:

A tantalizing glimpse of the career he might have had
verb

Torment or tease (someone) with the sight or promise of something that is unobtainable.

Usage examples:

Such ambitious questions have long tantalized the world's best thinkers

Tantalizingly

ˈtæn.tə.laɪ.zɪŋ.li

Meanings of Tantalizingly:

adverb

In a way that torments or teases with the sight or promise of something unobtainable.

Usage examples:

A solution seemed tantalizingly close

Meanings of Tantalum:

noun

The chemical element of atomic number 73, a hard silver-grey metal of the transition series.

Usage examples:

Magnesium, titanium, zirconium, niobium, tantalum, molybdenum and tungsten may be soldered if they …

Tantaluses

ˈtantələs

Meanings of Tantaluses:

noun

A stand in which spirit decanters may be locked up though still visible.

Usage examples:

More affordable are victorian decanters and a tantalus, a lockable case usually made to hold three …
proper noun

A lydian king, son of zeus and father of pelops. for his crimes (which included killing pelops) he was punished by being provided with fruit and water which receded when he reached for them. his name is the origin of the word tantalize.

Tantamount

ˈtæn.tə.maʊnt

Meanings of Tantamount:

adjective

Equivalent in seriousness to; virtually the same as.

Usage examples:

The resignations were tantamount to an admission of guilt

Meanings of Tantivies:

noun

A rapid gallop or ride.

exclamation

Used as a hunting cry.

Tantivy

tanˈtɪvi

Meanings of Tantivy:

noun

A rapid gallop or ride.

exclamation

Used as a hunting cry.

Meanings of Tanto:

noun

A japanese short sword or dagger.

Usage examples:

Historically, it should be noted that original japanese tantos were v-ground.
adverb

(as a direction) too much.

Usage examples:

Allegro non tanto

Meanings of Tantra:

noun

A hindu or buddhist mystical or magical text, dating from the 7th century or earlier.

Usage examples:

Now, as knowledge, the buddha taught many sutras and many tantras, and they are all words – words o…

Tantras

ˈtæn.trə

Meanings of Tantras:

noun

A hindu or buddhist mystical or magical text, dating from the 7th century or earlier.

Usage examples:

Now, as knowledge, the buddha taught many sutras and many tantras, and they are all words – words o…

Meanings of Tantric:

adjective

Relating to or involving the doctrines or principles of the hindu or buddhist tantras, in particular the use of mantras, meditation, yoga, and ritual.

Usage examples:

Tantric yoga

Meanings of Tantrum:

noun

An uncontrolled outburst of anger and frustration, typically in a young child.

Usage examples:

He has temper tantrums if he can't get his own way

Tantrums

ˈtæn.trəm

Meanings of Tantrums:

noun

An uncontrolled outburst of anger and frustration, typically in a young child.

Usage examples:

He has temper tantrums if he can't get his own way

Meanings of Tanzania:

proper noun

A country in east africa with a coastline on the indian ocean; population 53,500,000 (estimated 2015); official languages, swahili and english; capital, dodoma.

noun

A country in east africa

Meanings of Tanzanian:

adjective

Relating to or characteristic of tanzania or its people.

Usage examples:

A tanzanian gold exploration company
noun

A native or inhabitant of tanzania, or a person of tanzanian descent.

Usage examples:

The factory provides jobs for many tanzanians

Meanings of Tanzanians:

noun

A native or inhabitant of tanzania, or a person of tanzanian descent.

Usage examples:

The factory provides jobs for many tanzanians
adjective

Relating to or characteristic of tanzania or its people.

Usage examples:

A tanzanian gold exploration company

Tanzanite

ˈtanzənʌɪt

Meanings of Tanzanite:

noun

A blue or violet gem variety of zoisite, containing vanadium.

Usage examples:

His analyses of some of the newer and less mainstream gemstones such as tanzanite, tsavorite, and p…

Meanings of Tao:

noun

(in chinese philosophy) the absolute principle underlying the universe, combining within itself the principles of yin and yang and signifying the way, or code of behaviour, that is in harmony with the natural order. the interpretation of tao in the tao-te-ching developed into the philosophical religion of taoism.

Usage examples:

The philosophy of the tao has a basic respect for the balance of nature.

Meanings of Taoism:

noun

A chinese philosophy based on the writings of lao-tzu, advocating humility and religious piety.

Usage examples:

The roots of japanese mythology are in the shinto religion, in taoism and in zen buddhism alike.

Meanings of Taoists:

noun

An adherent of the chinese philosophy of taoism.

Usage examples:

The taoist on the reef strives to see things from even the corals' point of view
adjective

Relating to the chinese philosophy of taoism.

Usage examples:

Taoist teachings

Meanings of Taos:

noun

A north american people native to new mexico.

proper noun

A town in northern new mexico, in the sangre de cristo mountains; population 5,551 (est. 2008).

Meanings of Tap:

noun

A device by which a flow of liquid or gas from a pipe or container can be controlled.

Usage examples:

She turned the cold tap on
verb

Draw liquid through the tap or spout of (a cask, barrel, or other container).

Usage examples:

Several barrels had been tapped to celebrate old victories

Meanings of Tap for:

phrasal verb

To get money from someone

Usage examples:

I might be able to tap my father for a loan.

Meanings of Tap into:

phrasal verb

To manage to use something in a way that brings good results

Usage examples:

If only we could tap into all that energy and creativity.

Meanings of Tap out:

phrasal verb

To use everything that is available, or to get all the money that you can from someone

Usage examples:

After paying our daughter's college tuition, we're tapped out., he tapped out the chapters on a hom…

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