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taunt
used in The Princess Bride

4 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
  • "The six-fingered man taunts you," Yeste called.
    p. 137.9
  • What she liked to do, preferred above all else really, was to ride her horse and taunt the farm boy.
    p. 42.4
  • "I know this must come as something of a surprise, since all I've ever done is scorn you and degrade you and taunt you, but I have loved you for several hours now, and every second, more.
    p. 58.2
  • "Bully, bully," they taunted Fezzik during morning yogurt break.
    p. 157.0

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