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taunt

 
pronunciation:
tawnt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: taunts, taunting, taunted
definition: to make fun of, tease, or challenge using mean language.
They taunted her about her old, ragged clothing.
 
synonyms:
mock, ridicule
similar words:
challenge, insult, make fun of
derivations: tauntingly (adv.), taunter (n.)
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