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tit·il·la·tion

(tit'i-lā'shŭn),
The act or sensation of tickling.
[L. titillatio, fr. titillo, pp. -atus, to tickle]

titillation

(tĭt″ĭl-ā′shŭn) [L. titillatio, a tickling]
1. The act of tickling.
2. The state of being tickled.
3. The sensation produced by tickling.

tit·il·la·tion

(tit'i-lā'shŭn)
The act or sensation of tickling.
[L. titillatio, fr. titillo, pp. -atus, to tickle]
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These ads are thought up by men with nothing better to do than titillate themselves.
Behind its very closed doors, barred to all but a few scholars who, presumably, were so soberly academic that nothing at all could shock or titillate them, I was thrilled to have a chance to explore what then seemed my daringly candid, if quasi-scientific, descriptions of the master's scrambled anatomies: "the mouth is aligned vertically to produce a vulva shape," " a yawn permits the female sitter's mouth to open in sphincteral forms," "the heads often appear to be composed of pendulous, phallic shapes that become synonymous with hair and nose," "the very torsos and heads can become ithyphallic." How times have changed!
Not a macabre book and not intended to titillate, but definitely, as the title warns, cautionary.
Now, he claims, the pictures have appeared on a US site which reproduces medical photos to titillate weirdos.
My friend had reached the point, 48 hours into any Las Vegas visit, when the city's shimmering discontinuity ceases to amuse, when its distortions of scale no longer titillate, and when its possibilities for extreme experience reach the point of diminishing returns.
Its main purpose appeared to be "to embarrass the President and titillate the public by producing a document that is little more than an unreliable one-sided account of sexual behaviour."
At first sight, Williams' paintings may shock, titillate, or disgust as readily as bloody bodies and mangled metal, but they differ from the spectacle of auto fatalities insofar as they are not senseless.
His best candidate (Seigner) walks in out of the rain and the pair begin sexually charged game-playing as the film cleverly twists, turns and titillates.
Remembering Eleo Pomare in Dance Magazine, Zita Allen wrote, "His work defies simplistic labels, confounds critics, and flabbergasts, titillates and/or enthralls audiences." The exhibit "Eleo Pomare: The Man, The Artist, The Maker of Artists" at the National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs, NY, honors the career of the black Colombian-American choreographer, whose work in the 1960s and '70s struck audiences with its boldness and sometimes brutal honesty.
The Anti-Oxidizing Shave Cream for Hairy Beasts contains essential pomegranate oil, which oxidizes and titillates the beard follicles, making it easier to line up and trim beard hair, while the Mentholating Shave Cream for Clean Shaven Beasts features natural eucalyptus oil, which stimulates beard follicles to stand erect while softening them to ensure a smooth and close shave.
WILL DOWNING never disappoints his fans, and that holds true for his latest release, Soul Symphony (GP/Universal), a soulful, jazzy set that soothes, enthralls and titillates. Downing kicks off the set with the sensual "Put Me On," followed by the romantic slow groove "Crazy Love," the first single from the CD.
But when I see the new stadium, it titillates me to go on.' Meanwhile, Bayern are being linked with a move for Marseille defender Abdoulaye Meite and Celtic centre-half Bobo Balde