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taunt

taunt

 
pronunciation:
tawnt
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: taunted, taunting, taunts
definition 1: to reproach, deride, or challenge in scornful, insulting language; jeer at.
 
synonyms:
deride, gibe, jeer, mock, ridicule, twit
similar words:
challenge, insult, make fun of
definition 2: to provoke or incite (someone) by derisive remarks.
synonyms:
twit
similar words:
challenge, incite, needle, provoke, tease
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derivations: tauntingly (adv.), taunter (n.)
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