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taunt
used in A Thousand Acres

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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
  • When he got far enough away from them, he turned to face their taunting, picked up a sizable rock, and beaned the ringleader right on the forehead, knocking him unconscious.
    p. 105.6

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