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taunt
used in Anne Of Green Gables

2 uses
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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 action intended to anger, challenge, or upset someone
  • Josie Pye, whom he had driven over, sat beside him, and her face certainly was both triumphant and taunting.
    Chapter 33 — The Hotel Concert (72% in)
  • But suddenly, as her dilated, frightened eyes gazed out over the audience, she saw Gilbert Blythe away at the back of the room, bending forward with a smile on his face—a smile which seemed to Anne at once triumphant and taunting.
    Chapter 33 — The Hotel Concert (70% in)

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