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taunt
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Gone with the Wind
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  • She hated him, sitting there in his dandified attire, taunting her.
  • Some of Rhett’s taunting words of contempt came back to her and she wondered if indeed Ashley had played the manly part in this mess.
  • He loved her! Why hadn’t she realized that he loved her, for all his taunting remarks to the contrary?
  • Once, the thought of flinging the truth tauntingly in Melanie’s face and seeing the collapse of her fool’s paradise had been an intoxicating one, a gesture worth everything she might lose thereby.
  • I should think you’d have more pride than to try to look like Mrs. Merriwether," he taunted.
  • Those damned nigger lovers daring to come here and taunt her about her poverty!

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

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