Thomas found the travel brochure tantalizing; he longed for a trip to England, but realistically knew he couldn’t afford such a journey. In talking with the travel agent, he found the idea of traveling even more tantalizing or exciting. The agent told him that the airfares were at a special and tantalizing low price, but Thomas realized, with frustration, that the trip was still beyond his reach.
Quiz: When is something tantalizing?
- When it is very desirable but not attainable.
- When it resides in a far-off place.
- When it is just beyond your chosen budget.