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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

[tit′ilā′shən]
Etymology: L, titillare, to tickle
1 tickling.
2 arousal of the senses.

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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As if that wasn't enough tempting titillation, the model infamous for bedding footballer Ryan Giggs is seen holding a naughty but nice cupcake and is presumably about to lick the sweet icing off in a suitably provocative manner while giggling and closing her eyes with sheer pleasure.
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Thankfully, William Ivory, who adapts the story and its companion piece, The Rainbow, for this two-part drama, decided to steer clear of titillation and concentrate on the complex relationships between the Brangwen sisters and friends Rupert and Gerald in early 20th century Nottinghamshire.
Much to his surprise, Beth shows up at his door that very night and decides to show him the best night of his life - cue lots of gratuitous and crass jokes, cheap titillation and all the other ingredients that make these movies such a "delight ".
The Delhi Daredevils are in action today on Setanta Sports 1, while the live rugby league provides the opportunity for some light titillation, too.
In future, newspapers are more likely to focus their investigative work on drugs and immigration rather than sex and titillation, he said.
Some may think cutting to the crowd to pick out an attractive blonde is cheap, crude titillation.
Having allowed one bar to open near the historical heart of the city - opposite St Nicholas' Cathedral - there is now an application from the newly-licensed Purple Door opposite central station to install a shower cubicle, so customers can watch dancers cavorting for their titillation.
Billie, what's a nice girl like you doing putting your name to a load of cheap and nasty titillation like this?
The human psyche displays a delight in titillation and an interest in the scandals of others.
of La Verne) explores how Kean's acting style was so affecting his biographers forgot the man sought to control English theater, how his persona was so influential even after death that both Dumas used it to explode aristocratic pretensions and Twain used it to explore the loving link between American audiences and titillation, how Kean's son attempted to make him less of a fornicator and more of a philosopher, and how Sartre made Kean existentially transparent.
As pornography it doesn't work, never coming close to titillation, while as a drama it's just too dreary, and the characters too weak