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taunt
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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • Harry was even glad to see him, because he was company, albeit of a snide and taunting kind.
  • Of all the things that Harry had said to him, beyond any revelation or taunt, nothing had socked Voldemort like this.
  • "What will happen to your children when I’ve killed you?" taunted Bellatrix, as mad as her master, capering as Molly’s curses danced around her.
  • But Harry kept his distance this time, because he knew what happened after James had hoisted Severus into the air and taunted him; he knew what had been done and said, and it gave him no pleasure to hear it again… He watched as Lily joined the group and went to Snape’s defense.

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

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