titillation


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Synonyms for titillation

a tingling feeling of excitement (as from teasing or tickling)

an agreeable arousal

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the act of tickling

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It was treading the tightrope between titillation and bad taste" - Wilbur Smith on writing the sex scenes in his best-selling novels.
Following four college girls' descent from Florida spring-break debauchery to the even more vertiginous lows of thug life, this attractively fizzy pic may be a shock to the system for fans of teen queens Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens, but remains pretty toothless titillation by its writer-helmer's standards.
SALACIOUS aims to meld pornography with high art; comics with erotica; titillation with stunning visuals.
Just about balancing the line between titillation and drama, the play built tension slowly but had moments when the action almost ground to a halt.
Suggesting that content is not as inessential as McLuhan had claimed, and that the message and the medium are not necessarily one and the same, Bogost uses lots of examples from the spectrum of video games and video game history to show the art and playfulness in video games, and how games can be used for many purposes including relaxation, titillation, as advertising and branding, in work, in politics, and in many other creative and sometimes surprising ways.
A not-so-guilty pleasure, season three of True Blood features more of the romance, dark humor and titillation that makes this show so watchable.
Even without the topical titillation, it's a fine show.
There is plenty of bad sex in science fiction and there's plenty of titillation for men and women alike," say the organisers.
KINKY outfits are laid out on a sofa for the titillation of punters at a Huddersfield sex den.
Where's the difference, apart from the fact that what was allegedly stolen by the News of the World was little more than titillation.
Oh great, I thought - yet another wholesome human activity hijacked by games manufacturers, then sold back to a nation of pallidskinned, big-thumbed computer junkies, eager for virtual titillation.
Porn is, in the main, a largely joyless, soulless form of titillation which is aimed predominantly at dead-eyed blokes with time on their hands seeking easy escapism.
Titillation, comedy, music, poetry and dance from Miss Foo Foo La Belle and Co.
Her new album, Dark Fades Into The Light, should vanish the titillation factor of Sandrine's background.
But the Tesco titillation was short-lived once Asda starting raking in the tin pots--cries of "fore" reverberated in what might just have been a reference to Andrew "Laddie from Lancashire" Higginson's "one-club golfer" swipe at the Leeds louts earlier in the week.