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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.
Initially, we will warn the youth about the ill effects of eve- teasing that they will be booked, and they will not be getting any character certificates.
This finding is supported by earlier studies, who found that majority of the CLP patients suffer from teasing sooner or later.
Furthermore, adolescents observe and experience weight-based teasing more frequently than any other form of teasing (Puhl & Luedicke, 2012; Puhl, Luedicke, & Heuer, 2011).
These 3 causes of eve teasing are inter-connected to each other.
I know that's easier to say than to achieve, but I'm sure most of the teasing is as a result of thoughtlessness rather than malice.
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.
Teasing is often regarded as a rite of passage, a normal and common activity of childhood.
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.