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tease

To work out a surface defect, as on a varnished surface.
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Owner Yvette Short, 52, from Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, picked Tease up to keep her safe as the activists rushed to spoil her moment.
Kearbey later changed his story, claiming that while he did bring the gun to work he was using it to tease a co-worker for being liberal.
Decoy police female officials will be posted at public places so that the eve teasers will start fearing that the woman they would tease, could be a police official," O P Singh said.
Use a comb to section your hair into two main parts: the front (where all your braids and twists will lay) and the back (where you'll tease hair into a poofy pony).
Considering that adolescents are increasingly communicating via social technologies like Facebook (Lenhart, 2015) where contextual, verbal, and nonverbal cues are lacking, the intent of a tease communicated in this manner may be ambiguous and open to different interpretations.
It's unnatural for me and the kids tease me about it.
young men start walking with families in crowded Moti Bazaar and tease women, especially young girls.
Tell people that it's very unfair of them to tease you about something you can't change but try to keep it light and defuse any tension in the exchange.
I found in the Queen someone who can be friendly, who can be informal, who can be extremely funny in private - and not everybody appreciates just how funny she can be - who is quite prepared to tease and to be teased, and who, while retaining her dignity always, doesn't stand on her dignity in a conversation" - Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams on the Queen.
I see people tease each other for being gay or poor or overweight.
Communications regulator Ofcom has revoked the licences of Tease Me, Tease Me TV and Tease Me 2 and 3 for "serious and repeated breaches of the Broadcasting Code".