Synonyms for (verb) tantalise

Synonyms: ride, rag, rally, razz, bait, twit, tantalise, tantalize, taunt, tease, cod

Definition: harass with persistent criticism or carping

Usage: The children teased the new teacher; Don't ride me so hard over my failure; His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

Similar words: mock, bemock

Definition: treat with contempt

Usage: The new constitution mocks all democratic principles