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used in Gone with the Wind

6 uses
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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
  • She hated him, sitting there in his dandified attire, taunting her.
    4.36 (40% in)
  • I should think you'd have more pride than to try to look like Mrs. Merriwether," he taunted.
    2.13 (45% in)
  • Those damned nigger lovers daring to come here and taunt her about her poverty!
    4.32 (20% in)
  • 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.
    5.55 (12% in)
  • 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.
    5.55 (49% in)
  • Why hadn't she realized that he loved her, for all his taunting remarks to the contrary?
    5.62 (71% in)

There are no more uses of "taunt" in Gone with the Wind.

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