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banter
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • Improving the occasion in these words, Mr Squeers patted his son’s head again, and then patted Smike’s—but harder; and inquired in a bantering tone how he found himself by this time.
  • This did not serve him; for, at such bantering or retort as suited the company, he was no match for Sir Mulberry.

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  • banter among friends
  • She was too slow to banter well, but he appreciated her earnestness.

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