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The Fountainhead
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taunt
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The Fountainhead
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  • Willie Lovett’s enemies howled and taunted Willie for months afterward—about being passed up in favor of Drippy Munn.
  • There will be days when you’ll look at your hands and you’ll want to take something and smash every bone in them, because they’ll be taunting you with what they could do, if you found a chance for them to do it, and you can’t find that chance, and you can’t bear your living body because it has failed those hands somewhere.
  • The wish was like a secret taunt against himself, because he knew that the splitting pressure in his skull meant the opposite, an urge to action, so strong that he felt paralyzed.

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

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