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Word: taunt

Definition: deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.


Sentences Containing 'taunt'

A vision of Margaret later appears to taunt a jailed Todd on December 18, 2008.
At the wedding, the other guests taunt and laugh at Peer, especially the local blacksmith, Aslak, who holds a grudge after an earlier brawl.
In the Mega Drive/Genesis version of the game, however, the Demon King from the first game will taunt you on a black screen when you lose a life with funny sayings such as "Give up mortal!" until you lose your last life, where his last saying is "Game Over!".
Nigel managed to keep his job as quartermaster at the new Pearson Darby, then used the position to taunt Louis.
Sialeeds later murders Salum Barows in Gizel's name, leaving the whimpering Euram alive with the venomous taunt that the Barows faction will surely fall to ruin with an idiot like him in charge.

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