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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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taunt
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • As if fascinated, her eyes rested long upon those demurely taunting eyes and she murmured devotedly: —Isn’t she an exquisite creature?
  • Such is the language of those fiendish tormentors, words of taunting and of reproach, of hatred and of disgust.
  • Cranly did not take up the taunt.
  • The mirth, which in the beginning of the evening had seemed to him false and trivial, was like a soothing air to him, passing gaily by his senses, hiding from other eyes the feverish agitation of his blood while through the circling of the dancers and amid the music and laughter her glance travelled to his corner, flattering, taunting, searching, exciting his heart.

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  • She used Twitter to taunt the opposing candidate.
  • Don’t let their taunts get to you.

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