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taunt
used in Gifted Hands

5 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
  • But they loved taunting the other crews and telling how much they had done, and they were ready for the new challenge.
    p. 80.1
  • Being at the bottom of the class hurt enough by itself, but the teasing and taunting from the other kids made me feel worse.
    p. 27.1
  • Some of those very kids, who, three years earlier, had taunted me, had become my friends.
    p. 39.9
  • "That sure was a dumb thing to say," Jerry taunted as we walked down the hall together after English class.
    p. 51.1
  • Years had passed, but I could still hear the taunting voices in my head.
    p. 71.6

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