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taunt
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
to intentionally anger, challenge, or upset someone — especially by mocking them or hurling insults

or (as a noun): an insult or other remark intended to anger, challenge, or upset someone
  • I know not by what chain of thought the idea presented itself, but it instantly darted into my mind that the murderer had come to mock at my misery and taunt me with the death of Clerval, as a new incitement for me to comply with his hellish desires.
    Chapter 21 (58% in)

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