tickle (v.) 4
flatter, gratify, please
1H4 II.iv.433 [Falstaff (as Hal) to Prince Hal (as King)] I'll tickle ye for a young prince [i.e. you just watch me play the prince]
Cor I.i.258 [Sicinius to Brutus, of Martius] Such a nature, / Tickled with good success
Cym I.ii.16 [Innogen to Posthumus, of the Queen] How fine this tyrant / Can tickle where she wounds!