Provoke playfully - Crossword Clue

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5 letter answer(s) to provoke playfully

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  1. mocks
  2. ruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect
  3. harass with persistent criticism or carping; "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"
  4. mock or make fun of playfully; "the flirting man teased the young woman"
  5. separate the fibers of; "tease wool"
  6. disentangle and raise the fibers of; "tease wool"
  7. raise the nap of (fabrics)
  8. tear into pieces; "tease tissue for microscopic examinations"
  9. annoy persistently; "The children teased the boy because of his stammer"
  10. the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances; "he ignored their teases"; "his ribbing was gentle but persistent"
  11. to arouse hope, desire, or curiosity without satisfying them; "The advertisement is intended to tease the customers";

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