teasing


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Synonyms for teasing

the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule)

playful vexation

the act of removing tangles from you hair with a comb

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playfully vexing (especially by ridicule)

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arousing sexual desire without intending to satisfy it

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Weight-related teasing is associated with lower levels of physical activity enjoyment in adolescents (Faith et al.
Police have also started a Twitter handle besides Facebook page to encourage people to report eve- teasing by tagging photos and videos showing eve teasing.
5% patients felt worried about teasing which is very close to the proportion reported by Turner et al.
Antisocial and prosocial teasing among children: Perceptions and individual differences.
However, in most cases this offense remain concealed by the family of eve teasing suffer due to social reason.
If they were bitten because they were teasing an animal, explain that teasing is unkind.
Katie's mom, Carrie Goldman, blogged about the Star Wars teasing, and she received hundreds of responses from people who've been made to feel bad about being different.
In higher grades, teasing and bullying increase, though the victim profile changes and the forms become less physical.
Fifty-seven percent of the subjects reported the teasing was physical in nature, such as being touched by the food they are allergic to or having it thrown or waved at them.
As the bus reached near Solina, some girls in the bus said that Indian troops were teasing them.
But teasing and nicknames are an essential part of life and should not be banished from the school or the workplace, says psychologist Erin Heerey.
The survey of 2,500 students found teasing to be at about the same level as before the tests were mandated.
2 : to annoy again and again <Stop teasing the dog.
Adventures at Walnut Grove: A Lesson about Teasing is a children's picturebook about a group of forest animal children learning how to get along and have fun together.