tantalize

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tantalize

Post by Archived Topic » Tue Feb 09, 1999 12:00 am

is "tantalize" derived from the Greek mythological figure Tantalus?
Submitted by mehal naik (new york - U.S.A.)
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tantalize

Post by Jonathon Green » Fri Feb 12, 1999 8:00 am

Yes.
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